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Skolotoi Words

Posted: 2018-11-19, 11:40
by Widukind
Interesting. The author seems to have provided his... sources. At least he admits that the language can't be learned (but who knows, maybe there is an undiscovered source out there).

http://s155239215.onlinehome.us/turkic/27_Scythians/ScythianWordListSourcesEn.htm

Any thoughts on this sort of stuff?


Edit: I find it interesting that the word "cannabis" (yes, that certain plant) is cited as one of theirs.

Re: Skolotoi Words

Posted: 2018-11-19, 11:48
by Widukind
It immediately made me think of this fairly recent study:

https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14615

That's another discussion for a different place, I think.