Re: Hachmann versus Kossack?

From: george knysh
Message: 57166
Date: 2008-04-11

--- tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...> wrote:

That makes the
> languages of the
> cultures you mention siblings (titled 'Para-') and
> parents of that
> Przeworsk language. And I think it was not so much
> Grimm-shifted, as
> Grimm-shifting, ie. it was in the process of
> shifting, probably in the
> sense that there was an upper crust who had
> Grimm-shifted, and that
> the Grimm-shifted words became shibboleths in
> relationship to the
> surrounding para-Germanic languages,

****GK: But what is missing here is an explanation as
to why this role should be assigned to "the Przeworsk
language" in particular.*****

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