----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick McCallister" <gabaroo6958@...>
>> ****GK: BTW AF has sent me a defence of his "Asiatic
>> Germans" position. Purely linguistic. Is there any
>> reason why he can't propose this to the cybalist
>> community? He says he's "under embargo", but another
>> post of his has just appeared here...****
> For his proposal to work, I'd expect to see a
> substantial Uralic adstrate in Gmc, probably some
> parallels with Tokharian.
The Tocharian local case system is well-known to have Uralic parallels
which suggests Uralic influence.
I have already proposed that :
- hand < *kom-ti
- hunt < *kunda-
- hops probably comes from the unsuffixed root of *kumala < *kup-mala (a
- hutt- looks likes a LW with connections with *xu?s- and *ku?-t-.