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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 ...

Language families, language family groups, subgroups of languages


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

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 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

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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.

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


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

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.

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.