request for subtag for Elfdalian

Michael Everson everson at
Sat Feb 6 16:17:39 CET 2016

On 5 Feb 2016, at 16:11, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:
> *BUT*, they can all be regarded as minor **dialects** of modern(!!) Icelandic, quite distant from the modern Danish/Norwegian/Swedish languages.

I don’t think so. Chimps and Gorillas and Humans share an ancestor. That doesn’t mean they are the same species. (Language-and-genetic metaphors are not always robust.)

Michael Everson *

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