Re: Subcontinental Language Isolates
|From:||Eamon Graham <robertg@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 9, 2002, 9:10|
Roger Mills wrote:
> Further to that-- I googled for Nihali (3 hits, but a cross-ref. to Nahali--
> are they the same?).
First of all, thanks again for the help! I'm a little confused too
whether Nihali and Nahali are the same thing or not.
> And my memory was jogged re the SOAS, the obvious place to look for > info on
> such languages. (Though as I recall you live in France??, but > surely must
> get to London on occasion.....)
Certainly, I'm a familiar face on the little grey and yellow
Eurostar trains. :)
> The "Dravidian Etymological Dictionary" by Burrow and Emeneau (Oxford 1961)
> contains a wealth of vocabulary from a vast number of Drav. languages, and
> should be easier to find than the multi-volume LSI.
Thanks again; our Bibliotheque Municipale has a substantial
collection of Dravidian books (and some beautiful Sanskrit grammars
and dictionaries) so I might find something there. Perhaps I can
sneak over to the uni library soon.
Thanks again Roger!