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variant name for Indic languages. Broader uses referring to racial stocks are now obsolete. See Indo-IranianIndo-Iranian,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken by more than a billion people, chiefly in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (see The Indo-European Family of Languages, table).
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Gandhari and the other Indo-Aryan languages in the light of newly-discovered Kharosthi manuscripts.
A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages.
Turner's A Comparative Dictionary, of the Indo-Aryan Languages.
Other Cases in Buddhist Sanskrit") analyzes a sample text of the Mahasamghika-Lokottaravadins which displays the sort of syntactical variation that must have preceded the emergence of ergative constructions in Indo-Aryan.
There are a number of early OIA words or doublet forms that may show reduction of a common prefix (vedi- 'altar' < *(a)vas(a)di-; parsad- 'assembly' besides parisad-), and Erik Seldeslacht's "Prakrit-like Developments in Old Indo-Aryan: Testing the 'Kolver-principle' " extends this explanatory device to a series of Indo-Aryan words attested at various dates.
Indo-Aryan, or Iranian speakers were to be found among the diverse populations of this culture.
The former consists of philologists, linguists and archaeologists who hypothesise that the presence of Indo-European languages in South Asia is the result of the movement of Indo-Aryan speaking people during the 2nd millennium BC.
Salomon's paper on divisions within Old Indo-Aryan (no.
This volume underlines the current conflict surrounding archaeological correlations of the Indo-Aryan languages, both between and within disciplines.
The problem with this is that (to judge from Turner 1966, plus addenda) there seems to he no evidence for the survival of this word for 'mole' in any Middle or Modern Indo-Aryan language.
He correctly hopes for more information from the land of the Mitanni (whom he regards as Indo-Aryans moving westwards) and from excavations, then carried on in Sindh and Panjab.
In this and in other articles Hillebrandt thus still stands at the forefront even of present research into the immigration of the Indo-Aryans and the character of Rgvedic civilization and its relationship with the local peoples.

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