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Italian

Italian

Italian belongs to the Romance branch of the Indo-European language family. Like the other Romance languages, it is a descendant of Vulgar Latin spoken by ... more »

Catalan

Catalan

Catalán, also known as Català, Catalan-Valencian-Balear, Catalonian, belongs to the Romance branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken by 6.9 ... more »

Xhosa

Xhosa

Xhosa (isiXhosa) is the southernmost member of the Bantoid group of the Niger-Congo language family in Africa. It is closely related to Zulu, Swati, and Ndebele. These languages ... more »

Belarusan

Belarusan

Belarusan (Бeлapycкaя мoвa), also known as Belarusian, Belorussian, Bielorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian, and White Ruthenian, belongs to the East Slavic ... more »

Yucatec

Yucatec

Yucatec (Yucatán) Maya belongs to the Yucatecan branch of the Mayan language family. It is spoken in Mexico in the ... more »

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The Iroquoian language family is one of the important language families of North America. It is named after the Iroquois Confederacy that included the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida,Cayuga, and Seneca tribes. The Confederacy, founded in the latter part of the 16th century in what is now central New York State, came to be known as the League of Five Nations. In the early more »
Warlpiri belongs to the South-West Ngarga branch of the Pama-Nyungan language family, the largest of the Indigenous Australian language families. It is spoken by about 3, 000 Warlpiri people in Australia’s Northern Territory. It is one of the largest Aboriginal languages in Australia in terms of number of speakers. Status Warlpiri has no official status in Australia. The language is endangered in spite more »
Mongolian is the best-known and largest member of the Mongolic language group. It is the primary language in the Mongolian People’s Republic. It is also spoken in neighboring areas of China and Russia. Related languages include the following: Daur 85,000 China Mongour 90,000 China Dongxiang 382,000 China Buriat (Mongolia, China, Russia) 450,000 Mongolia, China, Russia Darkhat 4,500 Mongolia Kalmyk-Oirat more »
Albanian (also known as Shqip), is a member of the Indo-European language family in which it has no close relatives. It is spoken by 7.3 million people in Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey, and by immigrant communities world-wide. Albanian was finally proven to be an Indo-European language only in 1854. Although there is no more »