[tied] Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian

From: michelmrvn
Message: 49988
Date: 2007-09-19

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "fournet.arnaud"
<fournet.arnaud@...> wrote:
>
> An interesting word is
> Tamazight taghatt "goat"
> ta__t is feminine article
> root is ghat (gh = voiced velar spirant)
> compare with ghaid : western PIE.
>
> I do not claim this is a loanword.
> It could also be a proto-world cognate.


The bagpipe (with goat's skin) is called gaita in many countries of
Europe, and even in arabic.
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>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Francesco Brighenti
> To: cybalist@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:27 PM
> Subject: [Courrier ind├ęsirable] [tied] Re: Renfrew's theory
renamed as Vasco-Caucasian
>
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> --- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, Rick McCallister <gabaroo6958@>
> wrote:
>
> > If I remember correctly, and my apologies to Theo if I
> > don't, his Semitidic is a "Semitic-like" form of AA. I
> > understand this as an AA off-shoot that preceded the
> > break-off of Semitic. Obviously, given the location,
> > NW AA or "Berber" (a derogatory term we use for faute
> > de mieux) looks like a better fit BUT maybe he meant
> > something that broke off before the split between
> > Semitic and "Berber" but he'll have to speak for
> > himself.
>
> Look, Vennemann does never bring "Berber" languages into the
picture.
> He clearly states that "the coastal regions between the western
> Mediterranean and the Atlantic [are] the homeland of the Semitic
> peoples" (see again the citation from Venneman's book included in
my
> message archived at
>
> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/cybalist/message/49929 ).
>
> He says "Semitic", not "Semitidic" (unless this is not a case of
> mistranslation).
>
> A Semitic homeland in the Iberian peninsula and Algeria/Morocco?
> Wasn't it in the Arabian peninsula and/or northeastern Africa? :^)
>
> Regards,
> Francesco
>