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Re: THEORY: A possible Proto-World phonology

From:Ed Heil <edheil@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 28, 2000, 16:35
>So if someone should prove that Etruscan, Sumerian, Luwian, even >Basque are related to Nostratic, it would increase the time depth of >the family and be an impressive scientific achievement, but it would >not really bring us closer to an ultimate ancestor --- all the >languages are still from the same small area.
Picky Quibble: Surely Luwian is uncontroversially Indo-European? Perhaps you meant "Hurrian"? Ed ------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------