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- n. A practitioner of the linguistic study of the hypothetical Nostratic superfamily of Old World languages
I am pretty sure I have read - probably in Bomhard or other Nostraticist literature - of correspondences such as PS *k'-l-b 'heart' and PIE *gwelbh 'womb', or PS *klb 'dog' and PIE *kwelb 'young dog, whelp' I may be getting some points of detail wrong: this is just a question to try and point to the existence of literature somewhere.
Chances are, either you're a staunch, Nostraticist-reviling academic or you're the anything-goes type that just can't stop talking about how the government is conspiring to hide the truth about Atlantis and UFOs.
If the Nostraticist Allan Bomhard is correct in suggesting that AbAd and a very early form of IE were in contact with each other, is it also possible that their vowel systems evolved together as well?
The future will eventually bring these two extremes together and a new brand of Nostraticist will evolve that both respects specialists yet also has the ability to pull the detailed information these specialists provide us into a general big-picture, one that no longer involves ignoring logic.
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