LSA 231: Tocharian and Indo-European

Jay Jasanoff | session 2 | TuTh 1:30 – 3:15, 106 Moffitt Hall

An introduction to the two Tocharian languages and their place in Indo-European comparative grammar. Short text selections will provide a frame for discussing the many features that set Tocharian apart from the rest of the IE family.

Reading: Selected materials available online.

Prerequisites: An elementary familiarity with IE linguistics.

Areas of linguistics: Areal and historical linguistics; Languages of Eurasia

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