Eurasiatic


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Adj.1.Eurasiatic - relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia; "His mother was Eurasian, and his father Chinese"; "the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world"
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Related are Eurasiatic *watV and Afroasiatic *wat-.
The study shows that Gephyrostegus is closely related to another group of Eurasiatic and North American tetrapods called seymouriamorphs, also involved in debates about amniote ancestry.
Originally interested in whether Indo-European might be related to Semitic languages, the author has since become a strong proponent of the theory that Indo-European is one of many daughter languages of a Nostratic macrofamily of Afrasian, Elamo-Dravidian, Kartvelian, and Eurasiatic.
The M 173 marker is an old Eurasiatic trait that appears to have spread westward into Europe with the movement of Aurignacian culture after 40 000 years ago (Semino et al.
Of course, it is possible a language phylum larger than Altaic was involved -- Nostratic or Eurasiatic would be obvious candidates -- but this creates the additional problem of accounting for the absence of reduplication in most branches of these macro-families as well as all the problems already mentioned for Tungusic.