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 List of Persian languages article - List of Persian languages Asia Southwestern Iranian language family Persian language tree - What-Means.com
List of Persian languages article - List of Persian languages Asia Southwestern Iranian language family Persian language tree - What-Means.com
The Persian languages include some 10 ( SIL estimate) languages and dialects spoken by about many people in Asia; this language family is a part of the Southwestern Iranian language family.
List of Persian languages article - List of Persian languages definition - what means List of Persian languages
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Persian_languages

  
 Iranian Languages and Literatures (CAIS at SOAS)
Iranian (Aryan) languages are spoken in Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Arran (republic of Azerbaijan), Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, China, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Russia and other scattered areas of the Caucasus Mountains.
All Iranian languages currently spoken show a simplification of the earlier sound systems and a preference for the use of auxiliary verbs in place of the complex verb conjugations of the ancient Iranian languages.
Old Iranian, which is closely related to Sanskrit is known from the Avesta (the sacred book of Zoroastrians) and from Old Persian cuneiform inscriptions of the Achaemenid Emperors.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Languages/iranian_languages.htm

  
 Category:Indo-European languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indo-European languages include some 443 ( SIL estimate) languages and dialects spoken by about three billion people, including most of the major language families of Europe and western Asia, which belong to a single superfamily.
This page was last modified 12:11, 1 Jan 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Indo-European_languages

  
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 Endangered languages in Europe: indexes
Languages belonging to the groups (a) and (b) are listed indifferently in the indexes, while (c) diaspora dialects appear unnumbered and unmarked, except in the index by country if they constitute the sole representative of the language in the country.
Languages were originally divided into five categories; a sixth, potentially endangered languages, was added later:
Southern Mansi, an extinct language formerly spoken also partly in Europe, continues to be listed in the Northeast Asian section.
www.helsinki.fi /~tasalmin/europe_index.html

  
 Afghan Languages
Eastern Kativiri is in the upper Bashgal Valley.
Here, is a list of languages spoken in Afghanistan.
There are over 50 languages and dialects spoken in Afghanistan.
afghan4you.oblcrew.com /afghan_languages.htm

  
 History News Network
Lists of horses and ponies are appended, as well as lists of their owners.
Also, a massive sweep of private libraries in Ancient and Semitic languages was undertaken by the supervisors of the state libraries and archival repositories; these new holdings were sometimes, but not always, made available to professional historians.
This necessitated rediscovering the books and manuscripts that had been thought of as archaic in the past, but were now, under more sustained study, seen to be valuable adjuncts to Arabic sources (and, under Baathist rule, all languages in the world remained adjunct to Arabic).
www.historynewsnetwork.com /blogs/24.html

  
 List of 75 Languages of Iran
Eastern Armenian is spoken in Armenia and its Turkish and Iranian borderlands; Western Armenian is spoken elsewhere.
ARMENIAN \NAL HAIEREN, SOMEKHURI, ERMENICE, ARMJANSKI \D EASTERN ARMENIAN, AGULIS, ASTRAKHAN, EREVAN, JOLFA (DZHULFA), KARABAGH SHAMAKHI, TBILISI (TIFLIS), ARTVIN, KHOI-SALMST (KHVOY), URMIA-MARAGHEH \G Indo-European, Armenian \HUB Armenia \REG Northern Iran, Azerbaijan around Khoi, Shahpur, Ahar, Tabriz, Tehran, Esfahan, Shiraz \POP 170,800 in Iran (1993) \BB 1883-1994 \NT 1834-1976 \PR 1831-1991 \INR Dialects listed are Eastern.
Below is a list of 75 language groups as reported in the book 1998 Ethnologue.
www.everytongue.com /iran/all-languages.htm

  
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Listing anti-Islamist individuals is one thing; learning that a respected pollster finds that a...
I am often asked questions along the lines of "Where are the moderate Muslims that you assure us do exist?" and I dutifully provide lists of names and organizations, then confess that they are largely fractured, isolated, intimidated, and ineffectual.
In "The Muslim Claim to Jerusalem," I focused on the intermittent and mostly instrumental Muslim interest in Jerusalem ("Politics, not religious sensibility, has fueled the Muslim attachment to Jerusalem for nearly fourteen centuries") and at the end of the long article included a section titled "Dubious claims" where I listed four historically...
www.danielpipes.org /blog

  
 List of languages spoken in Nepal
Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Bodic, Eastern Himalayan, Kiranti, Eastern, Eastern.
Eastern bank of the Arun River, in a strip between Mugakhola and Sinuwakhola; Muga and Pakhribas panchayats, Dhankuta District.
Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Bodic, Eastern Himalayan, Kiranti, Eastern, Southwestern, Chilling.
www.infoclub.com.np /nepal/detailsoflanguages.htm

  
 EASTERN IRANIAN LANGUAGES
EASTERN IRANIAN LANGUAGES, term used to refer to a group of Iranian languages most of which are or were spoken in lands to the east of the present state of Persia.
Within Eastern Iranian one can establish several sub-groups of languages which are particularly closely related to one another, e.g.: Alanic, Sarmatian and Ossetic; Khotanese and Tumshuqese; Sogdian and Yaghnobi; the Shughni group and Yazghulami.
Thus Ossetic, an Eastern Iranian language, is spoken in the Caucasus, further west than many Western Iranian languages, while Baluchi (q.v.), a North-Western Iranian language, is spoken chiefly in Pakistan, in the south-eastern corner of the Iranophone area.
www.iranica.com /articles/v7/v7f6/v7f659.html

  
 Informed Comment : 01/01/2003 - 01/31/2003
If you'd like to see Congress increase Title VI funding for the professional study of Middle Eastern languages and cultures, contact the long-serving and prominent member of the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations, Rep. David Obey (D-Wisconsin) at 2314 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, phone: (202) 225-3365.
Kurtz continues, "These scholars, who are getting subsidized by the federal government for contributing to our national security, are busy planning panels on Middle Eastern 'sex and gender' in the early twentieth century." Most MESA scholars receive no subsidies from the government for contributing to our national security.
And, given the thousands of Shi`ites the Baath killed in the south, there are almost certainly mass graves that will provide a macabre justification ex post facto for the removal of that regime.
www.juancole.com /2003_01_01_juancole_archive.html

  
 E-MELD - List of Extinct Languages
Clicking on a language name will link you to the Ethnologue entry on this language.
The following is a list of extinct languages.
Clicking on a subgroup will bring up the languages of that subgroup.
emeld.org /features/get-extinct.cfm

  
 Richard Strand's Nuristân Site:Languages of the Hindu-Kush
Language and dialect names are in boldface; indigenous names are italicized; geographically based dialect names are in normal font.
Within each phylogenetic branch languages (as opposed to dialects) are numbered for referential clarity.
A question mark (?) indicates that the classification of the preceding item is not thoroughly established.
users.sedona.net /~strand/lngIndex.html

  
 Ethnologue: Bibliography of Ethnologue Data Sources
Language Development Centre, Abuja; Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, Ilorin; Summer Institute of Linguistics, Dallas.
Language use and proficiency in a multilingual setting: A sociolinguistic survey of Agutaynen speakers in Palawan, Philippines.
Language use and language change in Brunei Darussalam.
www.ethnologue.com /ethno_docs/bibliography.asp

  
 Your Free List of Southeastern Iranian languages Art History Online Reference and Guide
List of Southeastern Iranian languages - Your Art History Reference Guide!
The Southeastern Iranian languages include some 11 ( SIL estimate) languages and dialects spoken by about many people in Asia; this language family is a part of the Eastern Iranian language family.
Your Free List of Southeastern Iranian languages Art History Online Reference and Guide
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/List_of_Southeastern_Iranian_languages

  
 Buy Iranian languages Books online - selected, recommended and reviewed
Iranian languages are the eastern-most group of the living Indo-European languages.
Buy Iranian languages Books online - selected, recommended and reviewed
They are well represented among the oldest records of Indo-European languages.
www.buybookonline.net /i/ir/iranian_languages.html

  
 Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) offers a number of distinct graduate programs in different fields of study, all of which are concerned in some way with the peoples and civilizations of the Near East.
While each of these specializations offers its own options, all require a common core of 13 half-year courses, insuring that all graduates will share a basic grounding in biblical Hebrew and related languages, the background and methods of modern biblical scholarship, and in the history of biblical Israel in its ancient Near Eastern context.
Languages of Modern Scholarship — Advanced reading knowledge of either French or German is ordinarily required before admission.
www.gsas.harvard.edu /programs/degree/nelc.html

  
 Adherents.com
"Another major pan-Islamic order, the Naqshbandiyya, traced their lineage back to Junayd's spiritual opposite, the northwest Iranian shaikh Abu Yazid Bistami...
The total number of Nagas within the frontiers of India is about half a million, and although divided into a number of tribes, with different languages and customs, they are clearly distinguished from all surrounding populations.
They are of Mongoloid race and speak a variety of Tibeto-Burman languages.
www.adherents.com /Na/Na_449.html

  
 The Yiddish Voice דאָס ייִדישע קול
Jewish-Languages Mailing List, for academic discussion of Jewish languages, including Hebrew, Jewish Aramaic, Jewish English, Jewish Malayalam, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-French, Judeo-Greek, Judeo-Iranian, Judeo-Italian (Italkian), Judeo-Persian, Judeo-Portuguese (Shuadit) / Judeo-Provencal, Judeo-Spanish (Judezmo / Ladino), and Yiddish.
Yiddish Language section giving info about the language and some of its scholars, with a scholarly bent.
About Yiddish Audio on the Internet and at our web site: The Yiddish Voice was the first Internet web site to make Yiddish audio available at the click of a button.
www.klezmorim.com

  
 IranianPersonals.com: The world's largest Iranian singles, Persian singles, dating and friendship community.
Find Iranians for dating or friendship - in your town or across the world.
The largest Iranian singles, Persian singles, dating and friendship community for Iranian women and men.
Build you network by inviting your Iranian friends to join.
www.IranianPersonals.com

  
 The Jewish-Languages List . Archives
This list of languages written in Hebrew is not yet complete: it does not include several central Iranian Jewish dialects (Kashani, Isfahani, Yazdi, and Kermani), Maltese in Hebrew, Genizah Latin in Hebrew, or Portuguese in Hebrew.
The conference is organized around main topics such as: language and identity; language, culture and society; multilingualism and multiculturalism; Jewish and non-Jewish languages; language and globalization; language and education; language and immigration; language and stratification; language and ideology; language and communication; language and gender; language and the life-cycle; language policy.
It might be interesting to do a comparative study of the realization of `ayin in various Jewish languages and to look at this as a possible locus of Jewish language contact.
petrarch.freeservers.com /jewishlanglist.html

  
 Linguist List - Show languages in Subgroup
3 languages in the Northeast Eastern Iranian subgroup of Indo-European
† = Language Extinct; * = Language Near Extinction;
While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
cf.linguistlist.org /cfdocs/new-website/LL-WorkingDirs/forms/langs/get-familyid.cfm?CFTREEITEMKEY=IEIBAA

  
 sanskrit2
These are from the oldest strata of the language indicating that it was learned while the Iranians' ancestors had not yet left eastern Europe for Asia.
Some of the shared words however are not really Iranian in origin as claimed today but are loan words into Iranian from the ancient languages of Iran like Elamite and early Dravidian which again share many words with early Uralic languages especially with Hungarian.
Even though Hungarian belongs to the Uralic languages, Hungarian shares more than the Indo-European languages with ancient Iranic tongues of which (Indo-Aryan) Sanskrit is but one derivative.
member.melbpc.org.au /~tmajlath/sanskrit2.html

  
 Byzantine and Medieval Web Links
Its resources pertain to a massive array of aspects of Eastern Mediterranean life in the Middle Ages.
Notice: until this list is updated, please use
You can browse through the entire list, or jump directly to the part that interests you by selecting the underlined links.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/medweb/links.htm

  
 Ethnologue report for Iran
Alternate names: HAZARA, HEZAREH, HEZARE'I. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Southwestern, Persian.
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Northwestern, Central Iran.
Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, Aramaic, Eastern, Central, Northeastern.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Iran

  
 Islamic Web Sites - Resources
Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Materials on the Net
Other Middle Eastern Studies sites on the Web
Islamic links pages: [ Yahoo ], [ Huma's Mama list ], [ Islamic World Link Directory ], [ Islamic Interlink ], [ Islamic Directory ], others: [ 1 ], [ 2 ], [ 3 ], [ 4 ], [ 5 ]
www.answeringislam.org /L_islamic.html

  
 Students: Harvard University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Please click here for a list of job placements of recent graduates from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
Students: Harvard University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
www.fas.harvard.edu /~nelc/students.htm

  
 Lambert's Web Links
The explosive growth of Internet requires me to revise this page often, and regretfully, I can no longer honor all requests for links which come in to me. Since this list is now so long, it is often helpful to use the FIND feature on your browser, (under the EDIT Menu on your browser).
In many cases you'll do just as well with one of the many Internet search engines such as Google.com.
Miller, Harrub, &Thompson, "The Origin of Language and Communication"
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