Re: non-PIE germanic lexis
|From:||And Rosta <a.rosta@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 7, 2004, 18:28|
A list of these was compiled by Rick McAllister and placed
online but his pages disappeared when he left his job.
You could try Google and Wayback. He also posted those
lists to a now-defunct IE or Nostratic mailing list.
Actually, I have just tried Googling, & find only Roger
Mills saying the same thing in 2003:
Sorry I can't be of more help.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dirk Elzinga" <dirk_elzinga@...>
Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 10:45 PM
Subject: [CONLANG] non-PIE germanic lexis
> A commonly heard claim about Germanic is that a quarter to a third of
> its vocabulary can't be traced back to Indo-European roots. I've been
> looking on and off for a few months now, but I can't find any place
> where it gives more than just a short list of these items. Does anyone
> have such a more comprensive list tucked away somewhere? I'd be most
> grateful to see it. You can reply to me privately if you wish.
> Dirk Elzinga
> "I believe that phonology is superior to music. It is more variable and
> its pecuniary possibilities are far greater." - Erik Satie