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By Fredrik Otto Lindeman

In keeping with the "Laryngeal Theory," Indo-European language --the putative ancestor of Celtic, Germanic, Balto-Slavic, Greek, Armenian, Indo-Iranian, and lots of different languages--possessed sure consonants known as "laryngeals." even if one or of those consonants continue to exist in Anatolian Indo-European languages, "laryngeals" continue to exist in simple terms as vestiges within the non-Anatolian Indo-European language relations. This guide courses readers during the complexities of the "Laryngeal Theory," providing a transparent and constant creation to a tremendous element of Indo-European language reviews. Casting new mild at the phonologic method of Early Indo-European, the ebook might be welcomed by way of experts in addition to students and scholars of normal linguistic thought.

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