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In the News (Sun 21 Apr 19) - Indo-Iranian (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia
The Indo-Iranian subfamily consists of three groups of languages: the Dardic (or Pisacha), the Indic (or Indo-Aryan), and the Iranian.
Indo-Iranian, subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken by more than a billion people, chiefly in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (see The Indo-European Family of Languages, table). - Indo-Iranian (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia /encyclopedia/I/IndoIran.html   (177 words)

 List of languages article - List of languages Language families languages 639 List languages writing system -
Ethnologue lists about 6,800 main languages in its language name index (see the external link) and distinguishes about 41,000 alternate language names and dialects.
See List of spoken and sign languages beginning with the letter Z for about 50 more.
This list deals with particular languages, and includes only natural and constructed languages spoken by humans. /encyclopedia/Languages   (177 words)

The Indo-Aryan languages and the Iranian languages together constitute the Indo-Iranian language group, the easternmost major branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
In addition to being the national language of Tajikistan, Tajik is important as the lingua franca of the Pamirs mountain range, a region where a remarkable variety of Iranian languages and dialects are spoken.
Old Persian was the administrative language of the early Achaemenian dynasty dating from the 6th century BC; and an eastern Middle Indo-Aryan dialect was the language of the chancellery of the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in India in the mid-3rd century BC. /~kamalk/indo_iran%20lang.html   (177 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Indo-Iranian Languages
Persian Language, also known as Farsi, is the most widely spoken member of the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, a subfamily of the...
Indo-Iranian Languages, group of related languages spoken by more than 450 million people in a region extending from eastern Turkey to Bangladesh and...
A bibliography is a list of the sources you used in your research. /Indo-Iranian_Languages.html   (177 words)

 The U of MT -- Mansfield Library LangFing Indo-Iranian pt. 3
The language belongs to the Dardic sub-branch of the Indic sub-branch of the Indo-Iranian sub-branch of the Indo-European branch of the Indo-Hittite family of languages.
You have reached the third page of Indo-Iranian languages, which is just one part of the "Language Finger" homepage, which is an index by language to the holdings of the Mansfield Library of The University of Montana.
Sinhalese is the official language of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon). /guide/lang/indirn3h.htm   (177 words)

 Evertype: List of Language Lists
This file lists e-mail distribution lists devoted primarily to the linguistic study of individual languages and groups of languages (though a couple of others, in particular lists for language learners, have been included as well).
COMPARLINGAFRIC is opened to topics where comparative linguistics in African languages of the Sahel-Sahara zone are the subject of discussion, such as: Languages and language families of the Sahel-Sahara zone: (Mande, Chadic, Berber, Nilo-Saharan...); genetic relationships; the description of changes in the context of languages of oral tradition; linguistic changes and factors concerning language transformation.
Primarily a list focusing on Taiwan's language and language education reform, language activism, vernacular literature, cultural critique, and relevant issues (plus greeting and announcements). /langlist.html   (177 words)

 Category:Indo-Iranian languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indo-Iranian languages are the eastern-most group of the living Indo-European languages.
This page was last modified 15:18, 11 June 2005. /wiki/Category:Indo-Iranian_languages   (177 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of Indo-Iranian languages
The Indo-Iranian languages include some 296 (SIL estimate) languages and dialects spoken by about many people in Asia; this language family is a part of the Indo-European language family.
The following languages have not been sorted into subgroups within the Indo-Iranian language family.
People who viewed "List of Indo-Iranian languages" also viewed: /encyclopedia/List-of-Indo_Iranian-languages   (177 words)

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.
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.
While Western Middle Iranian is represented by Middle Persian and Parthian, the chief Eastern Middle Iranian languages are Khotanese (with the closely related Tumshuqese), Sogdian, Chorasmian, and Bactrian, to which one may add the remnants of such languages as Sarmatian and Alanic (R. Bielmeier in Schmitt, pp. /articles/v7/v7f6/v7f659.html   (177 words)

 Learn more about List of languages in the online encyclopedia.
This is a list of natural and constructed languages spoken by humans.
For a more structured list, see Language families and languages, ISO 639 or List of languages by total speakers.
This list of languages is alphabetical by English name. /l/li/list_of_languages.html   (177 words)

 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.
Please keep in mind that for languages other than Finno-Ugrian I have had to rely on second-hand sources, and in a number of cases even they were difficult to obtain.
The latest updates bring Piedmontese, Ligurian, Lombard, and Emilian into the group of potentially endangered languages and it may prove necessary to move at least some of them to the group of endangered languages. /~tasalmin/europe_index.html   (177 words)

 Indo-European languages
Anatolian languages — earliest attested branch, from the 18th century BC; extinct, most notable was the language of the Hittites.
Tocharian languages — extinct tongues of the Tocharians, extant in two dialects, attested from roughly the 6th century.
Albanian language — attested from the 16th century, sometimes placed with several extinct languages in the Illyrian languages subgroup. /wiki/I/Indo-European-languages.htm   (177 words)

 The U of MT -- Mansfield Library LangFing Indo-Iranian pt. 4
You have reached the fourth page of Indo-Iranian languages, which is just one part of the "Language Finger" homepage, which is an index by language to the holdings of the Mansfield Library of The University of Montana.
updated 8-7-2003 The Dardic languages (Indo-Hittite) comprise one sub-branch of the Indic sub-branch of the Indo-Iranian sub-branch of the Indo-European branch of the Indo- Hittite family of languages.
It is not to be confused with "Indic Languages (of the Indic subcontinent)", of which Indo-Hittite is only one of four families included. /guide/lang/indirn4h.htm   (177 words)

 The Jewish-Languages List . Archives
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.
Subject: Languages for Jewish Texts (Cohen) From: Aryeh Cohen Subject: Re: languages Well, its an open question as to what you mean by texts with Kedusha, but the Zohar was written in a "dialect" of Aramaic; various Rishonim wrote their commentaries in pretty straightforward Aramaic (i.e.
Subject: Languages for Jewish texts Aramaic was used as a language for some halakhic works during the Geonic period, and of course the Zohar was written in Aramaic in the 13th century. /jewishlanglist.html   (177 words)

 Wordgumbo: Comparative Indo-European
This is a set of small vocabularies of some of the more obscure members of Indo-European, mostly languages only known from very ancient inscriptions:
The list was used for a 'lexicostatistical' study of Indo-European.
It can be used to derive chronologies for language groups for which there is no historical record, for instance the languages of New Guinea or Native America. /ie/cmp   (177 words)

 List of 75 Languages of Iran
Eastern Armenian is spoken in Armenia and its Turkish and Iranian borderlands; Western Armenian is spoken elsewhere.
Almost all of these groups can be considered Iranian in that they are located inside of Iran and many ethnic minority people are very proud to be Iranian.
Below is a list of 75 language groups as reported in the book 1998 Ethnologue. /iran/all-languages.htm   (177 words)

 Language - Language Spoken
Languages, World Languages, Languages of the World, Language...
A description of major world languages and language families, with links.
This page presents a tree of Germanic Languages and capsule descriptions of them. /languagespoken   (177 words)

A "user friendly" Persian/English dictionary : In An English.Persian Dictionary, native Iranian Dariush Gilani draws upon his many years of experience in the United States studying and teaching languages to assembly the finest and most "user friendly" Persian/English dictionary currently available for students, tourists, the business traveler, and the scholar...
A good dictionary for quick reference : This is a good dictionary for a beginning student of Persian language for the purposes of translating modern texts.
But the authors have done an amazing job of simplifying the language, breaking it down into the basic elements and conveying it all to the reader... /Indo_Iranian_Languages   (177 words)

 UCLA Language Materials Project Language Profiles Page
Each Language Profile includes information about the historical, cultural, and social roots of the language, a map showing where the language is spoken, basic facts about the grammar, writing systems, and history of the language, and a wealth of other sociolinguistic information.
Each page also includes contains links to the LMP citations for that language and a list of websites of interest to teachers and learners of the language.
To search for language resources, select a language, material type, and level from the menus below. /profiles/profp03.htm   (177 words)

 Kalasha-Khowar-Nuristani-Hindi-Urdu-Pashtu Word List
These three languages are all classified as "Dardic" languages.
Previously, their land was known as Kafirstan and their language as Kafirstani.
Kalasha is classified as being closely related to Khowar but, as this word list demonstrates, they are far apart and only distantly related. /kalasha.htm   (177 words)

The second volume continues the chronological treatment of the languages until the present, and concludes with several chapters on special topics in Nordic language history (including typology, social stratification, special languages, language contacts, and language planning).
The Nordic languages are described individually and in relation to the neighboring non-Nordic languages.
Korolev, whose expertise covered Anatolian, Celtic, and other IE languages. /page1d.html   (177 words)

 Language School Explorer - Information about Indo-Iranian
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title.
If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page. /info/Indo-Iranian   (177 words)

9) My commentary on the article "The Early History of Indo-European Languages" by Thomas V. Gamkrelidze and V. IVANOV in Scientific American.
a member of an ancient people who established a powerful empire in Asia Minor and Syria, dominant from about 1900 to 1200 B.C. an extinct language of the Anatolian branch of Indo-European; preserved in cuneiform inscriptions of the second millennium B.C. LEGEND for list of Indo-Hittite languages below:
Indo-Hittite - a language family in which Proto-Anatolian and Proto-Indo-European are considered coordinate. /Athens/Parthenon/1064/hittite.htm   (177 words)

 British Academy Review July-December 1999 - E Tucker, "Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples"
The most archaic Iranian languages present considerable problems, because of the small size of the Old Persian epigraphic corpus, and the transmission of the Avesta via a very defective medieval manuscript tradition.
However, Bailey’s Middle Indic interests were strongly represented by three papers on the languages of Buddhism: K.R. Norman FBA on Pali, Oskar von Hinüber on Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit, and Richard Salomon on the new materials available for the study of Gandhari.
His tentative hypothesis was that some Indo-European steppeland tribes had passed through the distinctive Bactria-Margiana/Oxus zone, emerging and moving southwards with the same language, but with a different material culture, social organisation and religion. /news/review/02-99b/14-tucker.html   (177 words)

 Cover Pages: Code for the Representation of the Names of Languages. From ISO 639, revised 1989.
The two-character language codes of ISO 639 are recognized as being inadequate for use as SGML language attributes when tagging text, viz, for use as global lang attributes attached to any element to identify the language of the text element or a language shift.
Second, the WSD (Writing System Declaration) implemented in the Text Encoding Initiative uses the [two-character] language code of ISO 639 (as amended) as a language.code attribute of the nat.language declaration, specifying the language in which the WSD is written.
The two-character language codes of ISO 639 are relevant to SGML encoding in two respects. /cover/iso639a.html   (177 words) Books: Theoretical Perspectives on Word Order in South Asian Languages
These languages are interesting precisely because they exhibit such great flexibility in their word orders while not being completely non-configurational; and data from these languages have been the source of much recent research and controversy in this domain.
This volume presents a collection of papers on word order variation in the languages of South Asia.
Subjects > Reference > Foreign Languages > General /exec/obidos/ASIN/188152650X   (177 words)

This reading list is not intended to be representative of the broad sweep of literature on any topic.  It provides an  introduction to the some of the best currently available studies.  For further more general or specialized study the reader may turn to the extensive bibliographies in the books recommended.
Not only the language but the gods of Vedic India have their counterparts in the pantheons of ancient Greece and Rome.   Ethnic and racial interconnections also cross national and cultural boundaries.
Bernard Comrie, 1990).  The language I spoke as a child in India was Urdu-Hindi. /guide.html   (177 words)

 Ethnologue report for India
The number of languages listed for India is 428.
Dialects: No intelligibility of any Tibeto-Burman languages of Lahul-Spiti and Kinnaur (Chauhan).
Considered to be dialects of one language with Chaudangsi and dialects in Chhanguru and Tinker districts of Nepal. /show_country.asp?name=India   (177 words)

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