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Re: Ural-Altaic and other linked families

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 22, 2000, 13:13
John Cowan                         
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: > > Uralic-Yukaghir > Dene-Caucasian (which can include Basque, Burushaski, Sino-Tibetan, and > Ket-Yeniseyan) > Basque-Aquitanian > Elamo-Dravidian > 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. > > DeeDub. > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Mail – Free email you can access from anywhere! > >