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Indo-European Languages (Anna Giacalone Ramat) Paperback Book, (Routledge, 2006) 9780415412636

Title: Indo-European Languages

Author: Ramat, Anna Giacalone

Additional Authors or Contributors: Paolo Ramat

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2006

Paperback; ISBN: 9780415412636

Volumes: 1; Pages: 528

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The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred languages and dialects (443 according to estimates), including most of the major languages of Europe, as well as many in West, Central and Southern Asia. Contemporary languages in this family include Hindi, Bengali, German, English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish (each with more than 100 million native speakers), as well as numerous smaller national or minority languages. Indo-European is the largest family of languages in the world today, with its languages spoken by approximately 3 billion native speakers; the second largest family of tongues is Sino-Tibetan.

This comprehensive reference explores the way in which different cultures use language and the major features of phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon of the Indo-European languages family



The International Phonetic alphabet

1. The Indo-Europeans: origins and culture

2. Proto-Indo-European: comparison and reconstruction

3. The Indo-European linguistic family: genetic and typological perspectives

4. Sanskrit

5. The Iranian languages

6. Tocharian

7. The Anatolian Languages

8. Armenian

9. Greek

10. Latin

11. The Italic languages

12. The Celtic languages

13. The Germanic languages

14. Slavic

15. The Baltic languages

16. Albanian

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