From: Miguel Carrasquer
>Miquel, I've never heard that Basque and NE and NW Caucasian mightI didn't suggest NE and NW Caucasian were part of Nostratic.
>be part of Nostratic, but these are part of the proposed Sino-
> So do you see these as well as Sumerian andChukchi-Kamchatkan is surely Nostratic.
>Chukchi-Kamchatkan being more likely placed with Nostratic than with
>Sino-Tibetan and the other proposed families in Sino-Caucasian?
>Or could Nostratic, Sino-Caucasian and Na-Dene be three branches ofThey could be.
>an earlier macrofamily?