akhu- (and nakula-), I am not arguing that the latter is a direct borrowing from (pre-)Hittite or some other Indo-European Anatolian language
. (Even Gamkrelidze and Ivanov 1995: 809, who consider the Indo-European homeland to have been in greater Anatolia [though somewhat more to the east of where Renfrew would have it, roughly in modern-day Armenia], write, "It is significant that the Anatolian languages
give no evidence of contact with Indo-Iranian and vice versa.
Carian was a nonGreek language, possibly from the Anatolian language
family, which is an Indo-European group that includes Hittite and Lydian (OCD3 s.v.