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The Larry Trask Archive: Larry Trask's Basque Page
by Larry Trask
|Larry Trask, a world expert on Basque linguistics and the history of the Basque language, passed away on March 28, 2004. This is an archive of his site, including his Basque pages, posted here with permission of his family.|
Some links to external pages and to Larry's email address still exist on these archived pages. Please be aware that, for the most part, they likely do not work anymore.
To learn about Larry, see this article.
Welcome to my Basque page. I'm a linguist with a special interest
in the Basque language, and I've tried to make available here some
useful information on Basque. I think I can guarantee that the
information you'll find here is accurate and free of the errors,
misconceptions, and just plain lunacies that so often turn up in
published sources of information on the language.
These pages are under development, and comments, suggestions, and
corrections are most welcome; you can e-mail me here. If you can't find the
information you're looking for, I'll be happy to try to answer a brief
question, or to provide a reference to published work where you can find
answers to longer questions.
But please note: I do not want to hear about the following:
Your latest proof that Basque is related to Iberian / Etruscan /
Pictish / Sumerian / Minoan / Tibetan / Isthmus Zapotec
Your discovery that Basque is the secret key to understanding the
Ogam inscriptions / the Phaistos disc / the Easter Island
carvings / the Egyptian Book of the Dead / the Qabbala / the
prophecies of Nostradamus / your PC manual / the movements of
the New York Stock Exchange
Your belief that Basque is the ancestral language of all humankind
/ a remnant of the speech of lost Atlantis / the language of the
vanished civilization of Antarctica / evidence of visitors from
I definitely do not want to hear about these scholarly
The information here is divided into several sub-pages, each
dealing with a different topic. Here they are; choose whatever you're
Links to Other Basque Sites
Here are some links to other Basque sites I know about.