Elamitic


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Noun1.Elamitic - an extinct ancient language of unknown affinitiesElamitic - an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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2.1.1 The underlying working concept for this paper is that the Proto-Elamo-Dravidian group, which I have renamed Proto-Zagrosian, split into Elamitic and Dravidian subgroups, and that Brahui belongs to the Elamitic subgroup.
There are three primary vowels in all positions, /i, a, u/, with two more, /e, o/, that have a more restricted basis and may be lost in Elamitic. The root structure is basically initial (C)V(C) with stems optionally adding +V((C)C).
(That was the nearest an ancient could get to a television speech in prime time.) To make sure that as many of his subjects as possible understood the message, he had it inscribed in Persian, Assyrian, and Elamitic.