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Eurolangs (was: Uusisuom's influences)

From:Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 3, 2001, 18:57
At 12:17 pm -0700 2/4/01, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Raymond Brown wrote: > >> >We-ell, there's a whole lot of tiny Uralic langs - Ingrian, Votian, >> >Udmurtian, Mari, Komi etc - >> >> I know - but I hadn't realized these were all on the European side of the >> Urals. > >All the Finno-Ugric languages are on the European side of the Urals (OK, >except Khanty and Mansi).
Thabks - I'm always learning something new on this list.
>> >I'm probably forgetting something too. >> >> Yes, I'm not sure where the Europe-Asian boundary is drawn across the >> Caucasus; it is likely we should include Kartvelian (Georgian) in the >> non-IE list of European langs. > >I think it would probably be simplest to take as European the languages of >any country that is a member of UEFA (European Union of Association >Football), except Israel.
...or all countries take part in European Song Contest, except Israel ;) Ray. ========================================= A mind which thinks at its own expense will always interfere with language. [J.G. Hamann 1760] =========================================


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