Indo-Aryan words in Hurrian

Subrahmanya S. subrahmanyas at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 4 19:20:20 EST 2000

>From: Michael Witzel <witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU>
> >Hurrianized words of Indo-Aryan (?) origin found in cuneiform sources
> >mainly the fourteenth century BC.
>Yes, (pre-)Old Indo-Aryan, not Indo-Iranian.
How do you decide it was (pre-) Old Indo Aryan and not just
Old Indo-Aryan ?

>This is an old canard, perpetuated by SS Misra (Aryan Problem 1992) and
>Norman (1995, Erdosy's Indo_Aryan vol.)
This use of the word canard is hardly scholarly and
would like to remind you that Dr.Wujastyk had mentioned that etiquette
must be maintained.


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