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Re: Request for Proto-Uralic and Proto-Eskimo-Aleut info

From:Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
Date:Thursday, December 30, 2004, 2:01
Joerg wrote:
> I am looking for material on Proto-Uralic and Proto-Eskimo-Aleut > on the web (for the purpose of comparing them to each other and to > Proto-Indo-European). Does anyone know where to find it?
Have you tried Greenberg's _Indo-European and Its Closest Relatives: The Euroasiatic Language Family : Lexicon_? I gave it as a gift to a historical linguist friend of mine, and he said he found it very useful. He later also wrote:
> Stuff on Proto-Chukotko-Kamchatkan and Yukaghir is also appreciated.
I don't know of any books, but there's a article on the typology of Siberian languages that discusses some historical facts in a festschrift entitled _Current Trends in Caucasian, East European and Inner Asian Linguistics: Papers in Honor of Howard I. Aronson_ ========================================================================= Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my subjects personally, Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police don't get it right University of Chicago half the time." -- octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of 1010 E. 59th Street Abu Dhabi, to a French reporter. Chicago, IL 60637