Reconstructed common Indo-European
- At 4:13:43 PM on Wednesday, February 5, 2014,
> Have any of you heard of reconstructed commonI’m not a film person, but Steve Stirling made a serious
> Indo-European language being used in dialog in a film or
effort to use a little late western PIE in his science
fiction trilogy _Island in the Sea of Time_, _Against the
Tide of Years_, and _On the Oceans of Eternity_. He was
active (as joatsimeon) on both sci.lang and the old IE list
during that period.
The only other thing that even comes close is the use of
some naked Pokorny-style roots by David Eddings in his
fantasy _The Redemption of Althalus_, as ancient words of
Em qui, 6 de fev de 2014 23:47 BRST etherman23@... escreveu:
>I didn't see it myself but the movie Prometheus (or something like that) that came out a couple years ago had a little in it.I did see Prometheus. There was no dialog in Indo-european, but a robot with advanced linguistic skills recited an Indo-european stanza in what appeared to be research to reconstruct an ancient alien language. When he got to talk to the alien, the latter gets angry, therefore such reconstruction must have been a failure.