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  1. Feb 10, 2024 · One of those Middle Iranian languages is Middle Persian, i.e. the middle stage of the language of the Persians, an Iranian people of Persia proper, which lies in the south-western highlands on the border with Babylonia. The Persians called their language Parsig, meaning "Persian".

  2. 3 days ago · The Iranian peoples [1] or Iranic peoples [2] are a diverse grouping of peoples [1] [3] who are identified by their usage of the Iranian languages (branch of the Indo-European languages) and other cultural similarities.

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  4. 3 days ago · The Dravidian languages (sometimes called Dravidic [2]) are a family of languages spoken by 250 million people, mainly in southern India, north-east Sri Lanka, and south-west Pakistan. [1] Dravidian is first attested in the 2nd century BCE, as inscriptions in Tamil-Brahmi script on cave walls in the Madurai and Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu.

  5. 2 days ago · To the further south in Sakastan, which saw an influx of Scythians during the Parthian period, much later the place of Sistanian Persian, an unknown Middle Southwestern Iranian language was spoken if it was not likely Middle Persian as well.

  6. 2 days ago · Tats use the Tat language, a southwestern Iranian language and a variety of Persian Azerbaijani and Russian are also spoken. Tats are mainly Shia Muslims, with a significant Sunni Muslim minority. Likely the ancestors of modern Tats settled in South Caucasus when the Sassanid Empire from the 3rd to 7th centuries built cities and founded ...

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  7. Feb 8, 2024 · The Iranic languages refers to a family of languages, meaning they are related to one another and developed from a common source. [2] They descend from a common ancestor which is identified as Proto-Iranic. [3] Iranic Iranian Region Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, and South Asia Ethnicity Iranic peoples Language family

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