Genealogical classification of New Indo-Aryan languages and lexicostatistics

  title={Genealogical classification of New Indo-Aryan languages and lexicostatistics},
  author={Anton I. Kogan},
  journal={Journal of Language Relationship},
  pages={227 - 258}
  • Anton I. Kogan
  • Published 1 February 2017
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of Language Relationship
The Indo-Aryan group is one of the few groups of Indo-European languages, if not the only one, for which no classification based on rigorous genetic criteria has been suggested thus far. The cause of such a situation is neither lack of data, nor even the low level of its historical interpretation, but rather the existence of certain prejudices which are widespread among Indologists. One of them is the belief that real genetic relations between the Indo-Aryan languages cannot be clarified… 

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