Re: [tied] Re: Gypsies again [was: PIE word for "people"]
- Daniel J. Milton wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Patrick Ryan" <proto-language@m...>Are they the same Doma as on
> Googling through the Web, I gather that the Dom of India are a
> caste with a Gypsy-Roma-like life style. The don't seem to have a
> special language of their own. I find a number of statements like
> "scholars say they are a Dravidian tribe" or "are thought to be of
> pre-Dravidian origin", but no references or supporting data.
> Dan Milton
(a Dardic people)?
Notice the comment there: "The people are called 'Bericho', 'Dom', or
'Doma'. _Musicians_; blacksmiths. Muslim."
Yahoo! Messenger - NEW crystal clear PC to PC calling worldwide with voicemail http://uk.messenger.yahoo.com