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Re: "easiest" languages, SE Asian word-order typologies (was Rating Languages)

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 26, 2001, 19:16
On Wed, 26 Sep 2001 09:51:21 +0200, Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>

> people appear to be arguing that >the language on the tortoise shells isn't sinitic at all.
Really? That's strange. I know at least one university where the course in Old Chinese includes some translation exercises with the Yin texts, and the students there don't seem to have too much trouble with them. Of course, the exercises use modern forms of the characters, but still... Basilius