The old stages of Iranian (Avestan, Old Persian) are still quite close to
the old stages of Sanskrit (Vedic).
>my second interest is the nilo saharans relationship to
>elamodravidian. it was pointed out that nilo saharan is a grab bag of
>languages that don't fit anywhere else. i was content with this
>refutaton untill i realized that this doesn't rule out one or some of
>the nile saharan grab bag being related to elamodravidian. whaddya