SV: SV: Paired Horse and PIE breakup

Paul Kekai Manansala kekai at JPS.NET
Mon Nov 9 01:06:08 UTC 1998

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal wrote:
> Paul Kekai Manansala <kekai at JPS.NET> wrote:
> >Well at the risk of annoying Miguel and others, the Nostratic theory
> >and Greenberg's new theories (which demolish his old classification).
> Which one?  Greenberg has classified the languages of Africa (1950,
> 1954, 1963), New Guinea (1971) and the Americas (1987).  His
> forthcoming book (announced, but not yet published) will attempt to
> classify the languages of Eurasia.

Greenberg broke apart many of the old genetic language classifications
that existed before while sparing sacred Indo-European.

However, recently he is realizing that these languages are indeed
genetically related under the banner of Caucasoids marching out of
somewhere in Anatolia (Mt. Ararat?).  Thus, Uralic and Altaic, which
were formerly not related according to him, are now in fact related
again! All of this relates to the idea of Caucasoid volksmarch from the
Near East reaching even to the Western hemisphere (Kennewick Man).

Paul Kekai Manansala

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