The Language of the Harappans: From Akkadian to Sanskrit
Since The Formulation Of Indo-European Theory In The 19Th C., Sanskrit Has Been Considered The Language Brought Over By The Aryas. This Raised The Question After The Discovery Of The Harappan Culture: What Was The Language Of The Harappans? This Book Tries To Answer This Question. Since The 19Th C. Sanskrit Has Been Considered The Language Of The Aryas. This Book Questions This Formulation And After Critically Reviewing The Evidence Of The Indo-Europeanists Offers An Alternative, Viz. That Akkadian, As The Language Of The Asuras, The Original Inhabitants Of The Land, Is The Parent Of Vedic And Classical Sanskrit.
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2 The Background
3 The Formative Elements of the Harappan Culture
4 The Harappan and the Akkadian Chronology
5 The Language of the Harappan Script
6 The Emergence of the Rgvedic Language
7 The Present Material and its Relevance to the IndoEuropean Studies
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abrakku Akkadian Alalakh Amri ancient apsu archaeological Aryan Aryas Assyrian Asur Asuras asva Avesta baru belong Buck clans consonants correspondences cuneiform Deimel Delitzsch dental depiction Dravidian durgu earlier earliest early evidence excavated fact fasc gods Greek Harappan culture Hittite horse hurasu Hurrian Ibid Indian indicates Indo-Aryan Indo-European postulate Indra Indus civilization Indus script Indus valley inherited kakud karu kekaya king known Kot Diji Kot Dijian large number later linguistic change makara material Mature Harappan Mayrhofer meaning Mehrgarh Mesopotamia millennium Mitanni Mitra Mohenjo-daro nasal Nuzi OAkk occurrence Old Akkadian origin parzillu period personal names phonemic phonological pingala positions pottery pre-Harappan probably proto-Elamite Rgveda Rgvedic Sanskrit savitar script seals seems Semitic Shendge stop Sumerian Sumerian words Susa syllable tablets tiamat tradition Varuna Vedic language velar vowel