Re: Ishtalo grammar sketch
|From:||dirk elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 21, 2000, 16:17|
On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Keith Alasdair Mylchreest wrote:
> As far as I know Comanche
> and Lakota belong to completely different language families, and as
> someone has already said, they might have no more in common than say
> English and Basque!
Quite right. Comanche belongs to the Numic group of Uto-Aztecan; it's
closest relation is Shoshoni. Lakota, of course, is Siouan, a very
different language family (pace Greenberg).