Affects of immigrant communities in language change

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 8431
Date: 2001-08-10

Joseph Crary:
>From Etruscan:
>From Uralic:
>From Hurrian-Urartian:

Words like "ata" or "apa" for "father" are common throughout many
languages. It doesn't prove anything other than a fertile
imagination. The genitive in Etruscan is not -(e)na. Instead,
we find /-sa/ and /-al/ (cf. /Larth/ and the genitive /Larth-al/),
similar to what is found in IndoEuropean.

gLeNny gEe
...wEbDeVEr gOne bEsErK!

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