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Language family


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 ...

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 ...

Language Families | About World Languages


Apr 29, 2015 ... Most languages belong to language families. A language family is a group of related languages that developed from a common historic ...

Language families

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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.

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Nov 8, 2013 ... This video covers all the major language families of the world. Africa - Khoisan, Bantu, Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Austro-Asiatic Eurasia ...

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


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

A language family tree - in pictures | Education | The Guardian


Jan 23, 2015 ... Minna Sundberg's illustration maps the relationships between Indo-European and Uralic languages. The creator of the webcomic Stand Still.

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?

Top 10 World Language Families by Number of Speakers


How many language families are there? What are the world's top 10 language families and how many speakers speak them? In how many countries is ...

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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.

Language families, language family groups, subgroups of languages


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