Re: Khoisan (was: Basque & Katzner's Languages of the World)
|From:||Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 18, 2001, 9:47|
On Sat, 17 Nov 2001, Matthew Pearson wrote:
> Incidentally, a colleague of mine at UCLA wrote her dissertation about the historical
> reconstruction of the Khoisan family. On the basis of detailed lexical and
> grammatical comparison, she makes the case that Hadza and Sandawe (which are
> spoken in Tanzania) don't belong to the Khoisan family at all--that they're
> completely unrelated to the Hottentot/Bushman languages of southern Africa.
> Apparently the only reason people thought that Hadza and Sandawe were Khoisan
> languages was the fact that they have click sounds, which are otherwise so
>That sounds like a very interesting work - has it been published?
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