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TitleEditorial Thoughts
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1879
AuthorsCannon, George Q.
MagazineJuvenile Instructor
Issue Number19
Date Published1 October 1879
KeywordsLanguage; Linguistics; South America

Cannon reports that a German scholar, Professor Rudolph, noted striking resemblances between the leading Semitic languages (Arabic and Hebrew) and the Aymara language, belonging to the Incas in Peru. Cannon suggests that a reading of the Book of Mormon would enlighten the professor.