Max.Nihom at Max.Nihom at
Fri Mar 14 08:18:46 UTC 1997

>Erik Hoogcarspel wrote:
>> As far as I can remember in Groningen University everybody of the Indology
>> department used the expression "Indoeuropese talen" and I've no recollection
>> of having heard someone at Leiden University talking about "Indogermaanse
>> talen" either. The expression would for a Dutch audience strongly suggest the
>> exclusion of Anglo-Saxon, Greek and Roman languages.

Well, I can't speak for Groningen, but in the seventies the expression was 
certainly occasionally used in Leiden. 

Max Nihom

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