I am very much satisfied that Etruscan, along with Rhaetic and
Lemnian (and possibly Camunic and EteoCypriot), are part of
a Tyrrhenian family of languages which relate closely to the
IndoEuropean languages. Essentially, Tyrrhenian and IE are
sister languages that I feel derive from an ancestral language
spoken some time around 7000 BCE north of the Black Sea.

Bomhard feels the same way but he doesn't go into as much detail
as I strive to do nor does he get into the fun stuff like
reconstructing IndoTyrrhenian. Speaking of which, I gotta drastically
update my online glossary. Some important things have changed.

Glen Gordon

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