Sarasvati (texts & arch.II)

Robert Zydenbos zydenbos at FLEVOLAND.XS4ALL.NL
Fri May 29 14:00:40 UTC 1998

Replies to msg 28 May 98: indology at (Paul K. Manansala)

 kJN>  Michael Witzel <witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU>
 kJN> wrote:

> > I would strongly disagree with this statement, but the argument
> > against it could get long and complicated.
> Love to hear it. ANY Indian words, of Dravidian, Munda, nay even
> Burushaski origin in Avesta ???? If not, silence is appropriate.

 kJN> Not a question of whether they exist, but whether the
 kJN> Eurocentric mindset will accept.

Remarks like this one do not benefit the discussion. Please give us examples of such words, if they exist; otherwise it is indeed better to remain silent.

Robert Zydenbos
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