Re[2]: [tied] beyond langauges

From: Brian M. Scott
Message: 58143
Date: 2008-04-28

At 7:07:25 PM on Sunday, April 27, 2008,
david_russell_watson wrote:


> In short I don't really know what to make of the sum of
> the claims about Dardic on Wikipedia. As best as I can
> determine there actually is some uncertainty about the
> group and where to put it, but which seems to me would
> require it being filed as 'unknown Indo-Iranian' rather
> than having a new separate branch created for it.

In his text _An Introduction to the Languages of the World_,
Lyovin paraphrases Baldi (1983) to the effect that all that
can be said of them is that they're probably Indic but
strongly influenced by Iranian.