Re: [tied] Re: Munda (and Austronesian)

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 7915
Date: 2001-07-17

But it should be noted that various form of reduplication -- partial or full -- occur worldwide (including, naturally, all the major families of South and Southeast Asia), Indo-Aryan reduplication is at least partly inherited from PIE, though some of its forms (such as full expressive reduplication) are likely to be typological borrowings from substrate languages.
----- Original Message -----
From: tgpedersen@...
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 10:48 AM
Subject: [tied] Re: Munda (and Austronesian)

--- In cybalist@......, "S.Kalyanaraman" <kalyan97@......> wrote:
> --- In cybalist@......,
href="mailto:markodegard@...">markodegard@... wrote:
> I know next to
> about Munda, but what I've read is intriguing.
> There
seem to be a
> set of Mundaisms that came to Indic via Dravidian
first. Munda
> itself seems to have some very ancient Dravidianisms.
> There is one common feature which stands out among Munda,
> and IA

and Austronesian

languages: re-duplications.


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