Re: New Romlang, unnamed
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 9, 2002, 6:12|
Roger Mills wrote:
> Does he go into the possible ancestry of Japanese? Altaic? Somthing else?
> The Austronesian "substrate"? I'm familiar with R.A.Miller's book, and it
> might be interesting to see the opinion of a native speaker.
He goes a little bit into various theories, but doesn't side with one
theory or another. I get the impression that he personally believes
that Japanese is an isolate, or possibly part of an isolated
Japanese-Korean family, but he doesn't explicitly say so. He does
describe Old Japanese a fair bit, tho.
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