Re: Ural-Altaic and other linked families
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 22, 2000, 13:13|
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
C'est la` pourtant que se livre le sens du dire, de ce que, s'y conjuguant
le nyania qui bruit des sexes en compagnie, il supplee a ce qu'entre eux,
de rapport nyait pas. -- Jacques Lacan, "L'Etourdit"
On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Danny Wier wrote:
> (My apologies for losing the original posts which I try to quote in all
> my replies.)
> For what it's worth, Ural-Altaic linking is alive and well in the form
> of Nostratic. Other families closely associated by some:
> Dene-Caucasian (which can include Basque, Burushaski, Sino-Tibetan, and
> Hurrian-Caucasian (NOT Kartvelian)
> Austric (Austronesian and Austroasiatic?)
> Australian (Pama-Nyungan and possibly Papuan)
> Amerind (everything except Inuit-Aleut and Na-Dene)
> Indo-Tyrrhenian (proposed by Glen Gordon; includes Indo-European,
> Etruscan and what not)
> Nostratic and to a lesser extent Sino-Caucasian (see Sergei Starostin's
> Babel project) have been defended with strong arguments, which of
> course still fail to avoid controversy.
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