Most noticeable of all: Vedic Sanskrit (c. 1500–500 BC). This language is unique in that its source documents were all composed orally, and were... Ancient Greek (c. 750–400 BC). Mycenaean Greek (c. 1450 BC) is the oldest recorded form, but its value is lessened by... Hittite (c. 1700–1200 BC). This ...
The Indo-European languages include some 449 ( SIL estimate, 2018 edition) language families spoken by about or more than 3.5 billion people (roughly half of the world population). Most of the major languages belonging to language branches and groups of Europe, and western and southern Asia, belong to the Indo-European language family.
These are the main Indo-European language groups: Albanian Anatolian: Luwian; Hittite Armenian Balto-Slavic Baltic ( Latvian and Lithuanian) Slavic (such as Polish, Russian, and Serbian) Celtic (such as Irish and Welsh) Germanic (such as English, German, and Swedish) Greek (and modern Greek) ...
The Indo-European languagesinclude some 443 (SILestimate) languages and dialects spoken by about three billion people, including most of the major language familiesof Europe and western Asia. Subcategories. This category has the following 21 subcategories, out of 21 total. Lists of Indo-European languages (2 C, 6 P)
This list is of Indo-European languages. These languages all sprung from a common source called Proto-Indo-European . ' Armenian Albanian (Albania and Kosovo)' Baltic languages Lithuanian language Celtic languages Goidelic languages Brythonic languages Germanic languages North Germanic languages Danish Norwegian Swedish West Germanic languages
Of the 20 languages with the largest numbers of native speakers according to Ethnologue, twelve are Indo-European – Spanish, English, Hindi, Portuguese, Bengali, Russian, German, Punjabi, Marathi, French, Urdu, and Italian – accounting for over 1.7 billion native speakers. Development of the Indo-European languages Proto-Indo-European language
These pre-Indo-European languages have survived to modern times: in the Indian subcontinent, the Dravidian languages, Munda languages (a branch of the Austroasiatic languages ),... in the Caucasus, the Kartvelian, Northeast Caucasian, Northwest Caucasian. in the Iberian Peninsula, Basque. in ...