--- In nostratic@..., "tgpedersen" <tgpedersen@...> wrote:
> --- In nostratic@..., "Richard Wordingham"
> wrote:
> > It would be nice to hook up Austronesian and Nostratic,

> For the record, what I'm suggesting at my site is not that the
> mentioned be cognates of Proto-World including Austronesian,
> AfroAsiatic and IE, but that they are loan words from some or
> Austronesian languages (or w.r.t. the pig words even New Guinea
> languages?) into AfroAsiatic and (thence?) into IE.

What were you suggesting for the Austronesian affixes Si- and -n?
Interpretation of affixed and unaffixed pairs of loans as inflexions
in Semitic and IE respectively?