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Re: Chinese "languages"

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Friday, May 12, 2000, 2:53
Acadon (I think) replying to Jon. Chang (or vice versa?) wrote:
>Incidently, the language of the ancient state of Wu, may >have been a form more closely related to Thai. Not a Sinitic >language at all. But that is another matter.>
Interesting; I had not heard that. If Wu is/was Thai-ic, then it might also have been Austronesian or AN-influenced. Are there any references for the Wu-Thai clan (sorry, couldn't resist) theory?