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Nahuatl

Nahuatl

The term Nahuatl (nawatlahtolli) covers a number of closely related languages that form the southernmost branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family. ... more »

Kyrgyz

Kyrgyz

Kyrgyz (Kyrgyz tili, Кыргыз тили) is a member of the Turkic branch of the Altaic language family. The earliest reference to the Kyrgyz ... more »

Amharic

Amharic

Amharic (amarəñña, አማርኛ), also known as Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Amhara, Ethiopian, belongs to the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language ... more »

Greek

Greek

  Greek (Eλληνικά), the language of one of the major civilizations and one of the greatest literatures of the world, forms its ... more »

Tibeto-Burmese Branch

Tibeto-Burmese Branch

Tibeto-Burmese (or Tibeto-Burman) branch constitutes a part of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It consists of 389 highly differentiated languages spoken ... more »

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Tibeto-Burmese (or Tibeto-Burman) branch constitutes a part of the Sino-Tibetan language family. It consists of 389 highly differentiated languages spoken over a widespread area from the Tibetan plateau in the north to the Malay peninsula in the south, and from northern Pakistan in the west to northeastern Vietnam in the east. It is thought that the Tibeto-Burmese peoples migrated from the Himalayas along river valleys and … Full article

Kazakh (Qazaq tili, Қазақ тілі) is a member of the Turkic branch of the Altaic language family.  Like all Turkic languages, it is believed to have descended from Chagatai, an extinct Turkic language which once served as a lingua franca in Central Asia. The word Chagatai refers to the Chagatai Khanate, the western part of the Mongol empire. In the 14th century, the Chagatai Khanate was conquered by Timur, a …

Pashto, also known as Pakhto, Pashtu, and Pushto, is a member of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It spoken in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Pakistan as well as by a large diaspora encompassing India, Iran, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States. It may be spoken by around 50 million people worldwide (Ethnologue). Afghanistan Southern Pashto is …

Oriya, also known as Odisha, a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken as a first language by 32.1 million people most of whom live in the Indian state of Odisha, although there are also significant Oriya-speaking populations in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh (Ethnologue). Oriya is thought to have descended from a Prakrit spoken in Eastern India over …