Words, glorious words

Or at least, how they sound.

http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/time-travelling-to-the-mother-tongue
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/time-travelling-to-the-mother-tongue

I found this earlier and thought I’d share with you all. I loved listening to the changes in the word sounds, it’s absolutely fascinating.

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One thought on “Words, glorious words

  1. Fascinating. I’ve read a lot about English’s family tree, and I’ve always sort of wondered how they could reconstruct words from Proto-Indoeuropean. Obviously this is a new technique, but still… fascinating to see how it’s done.

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