The Proto-Indoaryans

  title={The Proto-Indoaryans},
  author={Thomas Burrow},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain \& Ireland},
  pages={123 - 140}
  • T. Burrow
  • Published 1 April 1973
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
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