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So if Yardish borrows from its proto-languages, does that have a term
for that? I think someone on this list said it's not language contact.
The Ethnologue site was interesting.

On 1/11/16, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> /So I technically have a language family. Thanks, I'll check out the link.
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> On 1/11/16, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> On Sun, 10 Jan 2016 15:34:19 -0800, asher drummond
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>>>There is no mininum number, but at least 5 languages is advised.
>>
>> Advised?  By whom?  Why?  This advice makes no sense to me, without a lot
>> more information on the conlanger's goals.  Families with as few as one
>> or
>> two languages certainly exist in the world, and on a family-by-family
>> basis
>> make up a substantial proportion: take a look at the "Count" column in
>> https://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/family .
>>
>> Alex
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