Re: [tied] Tonal IE languages

From: Dennis King
Message: 4796
Date: 2000-11-21

Thomas Nordengen wrote:

> My language Norwegian is often referred to as a "singing" or tonal
> language. Are Norwegian and Swedish the only IE tonal languages?

Panjabi, which is not very different from Hindi/Urdu lexically,
grammatically, phonologically, nevertheless differs from it and
other North Indian languages in distinguishing words tonally.

Dennis King