Re: List of basic roots
|From:||John Mietus <sirchuck@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 13, 2000, 3:29|
Daniel Seriff spake, saying:
> I seem to remember someone posting an URL or two for a list of the 800
> basic words that most languages have. I'd like to find something like
> this so I can begin messing with lanugage change (!), and I don't want
> to start before I've got all the really basic concepts covered in my
> lexicon. Can someone post some URLs of such lists, please?
I have a list of <1500 roots from PIE -- it's not online, but I'd be happy
to give you an ASCII file in whatever format you'd like. Since it's based on
PIE, there's quite a bit of concept overlap -- you could probably distill it
down to less that 1000.
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