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Re: R: Re: Greenberg's universals

From:Nik <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, September 16, 2000, 2:37
Dan Sulani wrote:
> Interesting. What's the situation in the Hamitic > branch of Afro-Asiatic? Or Proto-Afro-Asiatic itself?
There's no "Hamitic branch", but the various branches have different orders, Classic Semitic, Egyptian, and Berber are VSO, Cushitic is mostly SOV, and Chadic is mainly SVO. So, it's not known which order PAA was. -- Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor