From: Glen Gordon
>I am going by Cyrus H. Gordon's "Evidence for the Minoan language".Nice. Thanx.
> >Ventnor, 1966, and I have attached a bitmap of the inscription from
>He argues that the inscription is in a language related to Phoenician, andWhat's the "Amathus-Mukul" community? "Yea"?
>translates it as "The Amathus-Mukul community, for this Ariston (son of)
>this Artowanax - yea this City-of-X, erected (?) this over him as a
>There is a bit of a problem with your ECy. /alo/ = Etr. /al-/ inActually, you're right, for the wrong reason. It should be
>that the archaic Etruscan is /ali-/.
>I know the idea that Hurrian might have anything to do withOf course, we could associate EteoCypriot with any language like
>anything is quite anathema to you, but /ana/ ?= Hur. /anni/
>"this", /umi-/ ?= Hur. /umi-/ "land" and /ailas-/ ?= >Hur. /alaSiya/
>potential Etruscan parallels I can see are /ana/ ?= Etr. /an/ "this",Yes but actually Etruscan /an/ means "it" as far as I'm aware.
>/matori/ ?= Etr. /matar/ "urns", and /kail-/ ?= Etr. /cela/ "tomb".Aaah, I'll think about that one. Thanx.