The Indo-Aryan Controversy: Evidence and Inference in Indian History . Edited By Edwin F Bryant and Laurie Patton. pp. xi, 522. London and New York, Routledge, 2005.

@article{Guha2007TheIC,
  title={The Indo-Aryan Controversy: Evidence and Inference in Indian History . Edited By Edwin F Bryant and Laurie Patton. pp. xi, 522. London and New York, Routledge, 2005.},
  author={Sudeshna Guha},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={340 - 343}
}
  • Sudeshna Guha
  • Published 26 June 2007
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
The final contribution, by Donald Stilo, is a study of “ad-positions’’; this is a portmanteau word which includes prepositions, postpositions, and combinations of both. If Stilo were interested in history, he would have noticed that the history of Iranian (and Indian) shows that the original state of affairs showed only prepositions, which governed certain cases with nouns, or with preverbs (detatched or not) on verbs. In the oldest phases, “preverbs’’ could stand anywhere in the sentence…