Debate: Basque - unique language?

Updated Tuesday 23rd August 2005

Forum guest David wondered if a European language could really be undistilled?

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I've heard that the Basque language is unrelated to any other language in the world. (here, and elsewhere - http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/voices/facts.shtml (no 3)

Is this true? If so, how can that be possible? Surely all languages mix with others at some point?

 

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