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Brahui

Brahui

Brahui (براہوی ) or Brahvi (براوِ), also known as Birahui, Brahuidi, Brahuigi, and Kur Galli, belongs to the Northern branch of ... more »

Dravidian Language Family

Dravidian Language Family

The Dravidian language family is one of the largest language families in the world. The vast majority of linguists ... more »

Arabic (Egyptian Spoken)

Arabic (Egyptian Spoken)

Egyptian Arabic, also known as Egyptian Spoken Arabic, Masri, Massry, Normal Egyptian Arabic and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic, is a variety of Arabic which belongs ... more »

Tamil

Tamil

Tamil (தமிழ்) belongs to the Southern branch of the Dravidian language family, spoken in southern India and northeastern Sri Lanka from prehistoric times. It is spoken ... more »

Slovene

Slovene

Slovene (also called Slovenian or Slovenščina) belongs to the Western subgroup of the South Slavic branch of the Indo-European ... more »

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Turkic languages constitute a branch of the Altaic language family. They are a group of closely related languages spoken by people spread across a vast area from Eastern Europe to Siberia and Western China. All Turkic languages show close similarities to each other in phonology, morphology, and syntax, though Chuvash, and Yakut differ considerably from the rest. The Turkic branch of the Altaic family is the largest … Full article

Norwegian belongs to the East Scandinavian group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family (Ethnologue). It is closely related to Swedish and Danish. The three languages developed from Old Norse which was spoken in the areas of Scandinavia that are now Norway, Denmark and Sweden. To this day, Danes, Norwegians, and Swedes can communicate with each other, …

Tachelhit (Shilha, Soussiya, Southern Shilha, Susiya, Tachilhit, Tashelheyt, Tashelhit, Tashilheet, Tashlhiyt, Tasoussit) belongs to the Northern Berber group of the Afro-Asiatic language family. Tachelhit is the Berber name of the language, while Shilha is the general Arabic term for Moroccan Berber languages. One of the most widely spoken Berber languages, Tachelhit is spoken by 3.9 million people in primarily in Morocco, but also …

Yucatec (Yucatán) Maya belongs to the Yucatecan branch of the Mayan language family. It is spoken in Mexico in the states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo. There are also speakers of Yucatán Maya in Guatemala and Belize (Ethnologue). Yucatec Maya is a name given to the language by linguists to distinguish it from other Mayan languages. Native speakers refer to their language simply as …