Re: [tied] density fo IE languages

From: S.Kalyanaraman
Message: 16655
Date: 2002-11-10

--- In cybalist@..., alexmoeller@... wrote:> Is reasonable to
speak about the "languages" taking as point > zero the most ancient
sources which speak about languages and > folks or there must be
other criteria for establish the point > where we cann say " ok,
from here we speak about > differentiated IE languages?".

One of the ancient sources which speaks about languages is the
R.gveda transmitted orally with extraordinary fidelity; it says, in
poetry, about 'va_k' which may perhaps have meant 'parole'.