En réponse à John Cowan <[log in to unmask]>: > > In truth, Indo-Aryan is the center, and the European part of > Indo-European > is the periphery. The I-E languages would be impoverished indeed > if the Asian languages in it did not exist; we would probably never > have > discovered I-E as a language. > I was talking about our perception of us Westerners. Our mind is centered around a Greco-Latino-Germanic center, and everything out of it is delightfully refreshing for us. Your remark only proves my point :))) . Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.