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Is Armenian an Anatolian Language?
William M. Austin
Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. - Mar., 1942), pp. 22-25
Published by: Linguistic Society of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/409074
Page Count: 4
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Armenian, like Hittite, Luwian, and Lycian, retains the third laryngeal initially, and has no inherited long vowels, no palatal-velar distinction, and no feminine gender. These and other archaisms lead to the conclusion that Armenian is an Anatolian language and can be compared to more advantage with Lycian and Hittite than with the IE languages proper.
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