A preprint released yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports reconstruction of 23 words from a proposed Proto-Eurasiatic language at 12,700 to 16,200 BP. Families included in the proposal include Altaic, Chukchi-Kamchatkan, Dravidian, Inuit-Yupik, IE, Kartvelian, and Uralic.
I'd be impressed if this is accepted, but given criticisms of other attempts, I'm skeptical until the methodology is reviewed.
The article is at http://tinyurl.com/cegqym4.
The place to discuss extinct languages.
1 post • Page 1 of 1
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 2 guests