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  1. Cyrillic script - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · The Cyrillic script (/ s ɪ ˈ r ɪ l ɪ k / sə-RIL-ik) is a writing system used for various languages across Eurasia and is used as the national script in various Slavic, Turkic, Mongolic and Iranic-speaking countries in Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, North Asia and East Asia.

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  3. Indo-European languages - Wikipedia

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    4 days ago · There are about 445 living Indo-European languages, according to the estimate by Ethnologue, with over two thirds (313) of them belonging to the Indo-Iranian branch. All Indo-European languages have descended from a single prehistoric language, reconstructed as Proto-Indo-European, spoken sometime in the Neolithic era.

    • Pre-colonial era: Eurasia, Today: Worldwide, c. 3.2 billion native speakers
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  4. Sawndip - Wikipedia

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    4 days ago · Sawndip (Sawndip: 𭨡𮄫) is a Zhuang word that means "immature characters". The Zhuang word for Chinese characters used in the Chinese language is sawgun (Sawndip: 𭨡倱; "characters of the Han"); gun is the Zhuang term for the Han Chinese. Even now, in traditional and less formal domains, Sawndip is more often used than alphabetical scripts.

  5. Alphabet - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · An alphabet is a standardized set of basic written symbols or graphemes (called letters) that represent the phonemes of certain spoken languages.Not all writing systems represent language in this way; in a syllabary, each character represents a syllable, for instance, and logographic systems use characters to represent words, morphemes, or other semantic units.

  6. Proto-Indo-European language - Wikipedia

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    4 days ago · The Venetic and Liburnian languages known from the North Adriatic region are sometimes classified as Italic. The Paleo-Balkan languages , which occur in or near the Balkan peninsula , do not appear to be members of any of the subfamilies of PIE, but are so poorly attested that proper classification of them is not possible.

  7. Mutual intelligibility - Wikipedia

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    4 days ago · Northern Germanic languages spoken in Scandinavia form a dialect continuum where two furthermost dialects have almost no mutual intelligibility. As such, spoken Danish and Swedish normally have low mutual intelligibility, but Swedes in the Öresund region (including Malmö and Helsingborg), across a strait from the Danish capital Copenhagen, understand Danish somewhat better, largely due to ...

  8. Persian language - Wikipedia

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    22 hours ago · The Academy of Persian Language and Literature has maintained that the endonym Farsi is to be avoided in foreign languages, and that Persian is the appropriate designation of the language in English, as it has the longer tradition in western languages and better expresses the role of the language as a mark of cultural and national continuity.

  9. Jawi alphabet - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · Etymology. According to Kamus Dewan, "Jawi" (جاوي) is a term synonymous to 'Malay'. The term has been used interchangeably with 'Malay' in other terms including Bahasa Jawi or Bahasa Yawi (Kelantan-Pattani Malay, a Malay dialect used in Southern Thailand), Masuk Jawi (literally "to become Malay", referring to the practice of circumcision to symbolise the coming of age), and Jawi pekan or ...

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