Re: Greek kitharis

From: stlatos
Message: 62337
Date: 2009-01-02

--- In, Piotr Gasiorowski <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> On 2009-01-01 11:00, tgpedersen wrote:
> > Ok, so what you're saying is that the language families usually
> > considered independent of IE, eg. Uralic, Semitic, Austronesian,
> > Basque, Kartvelian, Uto-Aztecan, Bantu, Khoi-San, are in fact IE? That
> > is a very unusual point of view.
> More specifically, they are Indo-Iranian, which is even more
> revolutionary. It seems to mean that, e.g. Sanskrit is more closely
> related to Navajo than it is to Greek or Latin

Yes. Regular correspondences exist, but are unusual. They include,
for example, Iranian changes of s > x > G > N (often > n) in many
positions, and nw > m.