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From: ellen Levy <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Indo-Iranian R1a
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 19:46:33 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <REME20041010205429@alum.mit.edu>


John:

You are correct. Hittite, like Tocharian in Western
China, is a centum language.

Ellen Coffman

--- John Chandler <> wrote:

> Annie wrote:
> > I'm researching the particular R1a from Aleppo,
> where one of my "son in law"
> > comes from, the Indo-Iranian marker which may or
> may not be a signal of
> > descent from ancient Hittites
>
> I've never bothered to study Hittite, but I somehow
> got the impression
> it was a CENTUM language, not a SATEM language.
> However, you are
> describing it as "Indo-Iranian" implying a SATEM
> language. Is that
> correct?
>
> John Chandler
>
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