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Constructed Languages

Constructed Languages

Artificial, otherwise also known as constructed, planned, or auxiliary, languages are those languages whose phonology, grammar, and vocabulary have been intentionally constructed by ... more »

Uto-Aztecan Language Family

Uto-Aztecan Language Family

Uto-Aztecan stock is one of the largest language groups of North and Central America in terms of population, linguistic ... more »

Russian

Russian

Russian (pусский язык) belongs to the East Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the largest of the ... more »

Warlpiri

Warlpiri

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 ... more »

Portuguese

Portuguese

Portuguese belongs to the Romance branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken in Portugal, Brazil, and in the Portuguese colonial ... more »

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Marathi (also known as Maharashtri) is a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is closely related to Hindi and Punjabi. It is spoken as a first language by 68 million people and by another 3 million people as a second language in India, primarily in the state of Maharashtra. Marathi is the fourth largest language of India. more »
Bashkort (башҡорт теле) or Bashkir,  belongs to the Western Uralian group of the Turkic branch of the Altaic language family. Its closest relatives are Chulym and Tatar. It is primarily spoken by ethnic Bashkirs in the Republic of Bashkortostan which is located between the Volga River and Ural Mountains. It is also spoken beyond the Urals in the urban centers of Chelyabinsk, Orenburg, and Yekaterinburg, in the Samara and Kurgan Oblasts, and in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Tatarstan and Udmurtia. Outside of more »
Pidgins are “on-the-spot” languages that develop when people with no common language come into contact with each other. Nobody speaks a pidgin as their first language. Usually a pidgin language is a blend of the vocabulary of one major language with the grammar of one or more other languages. The major languages are usually the more »
Croatian (hrvatski jezik) belongs to the South Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. After the breakup of Yugoslavia, Serbo-Croatian, the common language of Serbs, Croats, Bosniaks, and Montenegrins, officially split into three mutually intelligible languages — Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian. Though the term ‘Serbo-Croatian’ went out of use with the dissolution of Yugoslavia, it continues to more »