re. Kumarajiva

Raveen Satkurunathan tawady at YAHOO.COM
Thu Jan 4 19:50:09 EST 2001

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001 00:31:50 +0000, Yashwant Malaiya
<malaiya at CS.COLOSTATE.EDU> wrote:


>Note that the language of Kucha was Indo-European, even though
>the region is in China. Buddhism survived in the region perhaps
>until 15th cent.
>I'n not sure if the people there were related to the
>"Caucasian" mummies found there.

Tocharian is an extinct branch of IE which was used in Xinjiang before
being replaced by Turkish languages.


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