LINGUIST List 9.1015

Thu Jul 9 1998

Disc: Comparative Linguistics

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  1. Ralf-Stefan Georg, Real language data

Message 1: Real language data

Date: Sun, 28 Jun 1998 19:24:25 +0200
From: Ralf-Stefan Georg <>
Subject: Real language data

>So, for example, I would speculate (since I have not done a full study
>yet), that Bender's "Excellent Isogloss" #5, which he cites as *+bi,
>*+bo, *+bI, and glosses as (among other meanings), "foot=leg[2]", is
>possibly related to my PL p?fe and/or p?fo.

It might be (at least marginally) helpful to learn what real language data
these "proto-human" roots p?fe/p?fo might be based upon in order to be able
to form an opinion about their validity.

Stefan Georg
Heerstrasse 7
D-53111 Bonn
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