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Language family - Wikipedia


A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor, called the proto-language of that family. The term 'family' reflects ...

Summary by language family | Ethnologue


The genetic classifications given in the language entries name 141 different language families (that is, top-level genetic groups). Six of these, each of which has ...

Browse by Language Family | Ethnologue


Part of the Ethnologue Language Family Index by Joseph E. Grimes and Barbara F. Grimes, Editors, Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1996.

language families of the world


The following maps and classification are based on Merritt Ruhlen's book A Guide to the World's Languages (Stanford University Press, 1987), which in turn is ...

Index of languages by language family - Omniglot


An index of all the languages featured on Omniglot arranged by the language families they belong to.

KryssTal : Language Families


Introduction to the major language families, including Indo-European, Uralic, Altaic, and Afro-Asiatic.

Classification of the main languages of the world by families - Freelang


Classification of languages: language families, languages, number of speakers and main geographic area.

Mod 6 Lesson 6.1 Historical Linguistics and Global Language Families


Let's start at the beginning with the concept of genetically related language families. Then we'll look at the mother language of English, Proto Indo-European.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Language Families&v=0lOnfFZYFNM
Nov 8, 2013 ... This video covers all the major language families of the world. Africa - Khoisan, Bantu, Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Austro-Asiatic Eurasia ...

Top 10 World Language Families by Number of Languages


Discover the world's top 10 language families, where are they spoken, and how many languages belong to them?

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Language Families | About World Languages


Most languages belong to language families. A language family is a group of related languages that developed from a common historic ancestor, referred to as  ...

Language families, language family groups, subgroups of languages


Language families of the world, language isolates, language family groups, subgroups of languages.

Language families


Just like other families, most language families have several branches. This is illustrated in FIG. 2, according to which the Austronesian language family first split.