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Hurro-Urartian as an Eastern Caucasian language

  title={Hurro-Urartian as an Eastern Caucasian language},
  author={Igorʹ Mikhaĭlovich Dʹi︠a︡konov and S. Starostin},
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Origin and diffusion of human Y chromosome haplogroup J1-M267
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A number of Indo-Aryan sounding words have been identified in the cuneiform documents of the Mitanni kingdom (1500-1200 BCE). In addition to nouns and adjectives with parallels in Sanskrit thisExpand