Re: Limitations of the compartive method

From: tgpedersen
Message: 51891
Date: 2008-01-26

> Thefore, "one must independently know
> the history of population movements and contacts among speakers of the
> relevant languages" before comparative method can be applied.

That is irrelevant to this:

> The
> comparative method cannot be used as evidence for population
> movements.

Yes it can.