Means of communicating using signs, gestures or sounds
Variants of standard language
A group of languages that are thought to have descended from a single, common ancestral tongue
The languages commonality is more definite
People who speak their language but cannot write it
The form of a language used for official government business, education, and mass communications
Languages spoken by about half the world's peoples
Union of languages
Break up of languages
Modification of a language by stronger cultures
Tracing language change
Process of finding a vocab of a distinct language and then going backwards.
Origin of Indo-European
Pre-Proto Indo-European language
2nd oldest, 2nd largest, less widely spread family
Oldest, largest and most widely spread distributed family
Speakers of this language arrived to North America last
Proto Indo-European started in a farming community (Anatolia)
Proto Indo-European began in the empire-building Kurgan culture (Ukraine)
The study of place names
Multilingual countries select a language to enhance communication
Countries in which only one language is spoken
Countries in which more than one language is in use.
A common language between 2 different language speakers
Combining parts of 2 or more languages
A pidgin that has become the native language of a group of people
An effort to create a world language
Belief that one race is more superior to another one
socially recognized cultural differences that set groups apart from each other
a society in which several ethnic groupings coexist, each living in communities or regions variously separate from the others
a small ethnic area in the rural countryside; sometimes called a folk island.
a culturally shared trait that gives an ethnic group a strengthened sense of awareness and self-identity
The regeneration of a long - dormant culture through internal renewal and external infusion.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again
Reload the page to try again!
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.