Re: [tied] Albanian as a satem langauge
>That would have been the case if Romanian had gradually evolved from
>something like Albanian to something like Vulgar Latin, retaining a
>residue of its original vocabulary. That, however, is not a realistic
Why is not a realistic?
You cannot imagine any local population to gradually shift to another
Do you know the case of Ireland?
There are no AmeriIndian in Latin America that learnt Spanish and
didn't talk today after several centuries their original language?
Your assertion seems more a wishfull thinking....