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Indo-European Language Family

Indo-European is a family of languages that first spread throughout Europe and many parts of South Asia, and later to every corner of the globe as a result of colonization. The term Indo-European is essentially geographical since it refers to the easternmost extension of the family from the Indian subcontinent to its westernmost reach in Europe. The family includes ...Full Article

Ukrainian

Ukrainian (yкpaiнcькa мoвa) belongs to the East Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. Its closest relatives are Belarusian and Russian. According to Ethnologue, there are 31 million speakers of Ukrainian in ...Full Article

Slovene

Slovene (also called Slovenian or Slovenščina) belongs to the Western subgroup of the South Slavic branch of the Indo-European Language Family.  Like all Slavic languages, Slovene has its roots ...Full Article

Slovak

Slovak (Slovenský jazyk), also called Slovakian, belongs to the West Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken by  4.75 million people in Slovakia. There are also expatriate Slovak ...Full Article

Serbian

Serbian (cpпcки jeзик, srpski jezik) belongs to the South Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. After the breakup of Yugoslavia, Serbo-Croatian, defined as the common language of Serbs, ...Full Article

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 Slavic languages. Its closest relatives are Belarusian and Ukrainian. Russian is primarily spoken ...Full Article

Macedonian

Macedonian ( мaкeдoнcки jaзик, makedonski jazik) belongs to the South Slavic group of the Slavic branch of Indo-European language family. Its closest relative is Bulgarian. The two languages form a continuum of mutually intelligible ...Full Article

Czech

Czech (Čeština) belongs to the West Slavic group of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken by 9.2 million people in the Czech Republic. There are expatriate Czech communities ...Full Article

Croatian

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, ...Full Article

Bulgarian

Bulgarian (Бългapcки eзик) belongs to the South Slavic group of the Slavic Branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken in Bulgaria by 5.7  million people in Bulgaria. It is also spoken in Canada, ...Full Article
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