The languages of the world
Funk & Wagnalls, 1975 M04 1 - 374 páginas
Presents brief descriptions of the world's language families and their major subdivisions and descriptions of the more important individual national, tribal, and minor languages, with sample texts and translations
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The Indo-European family of languages is the world's largest, embracing most of
the languages of Europe, America, and ... as Russian, Polish, Czech, and Serbo-
Croatian; the Baltic languages, Lithuanian and Latvian ; the Iranian languages ...
The first Slavic language used for literary purposes was Old Church Slavonic,
written in the Cyrillic alphabet devised by the ... The Iranian languages are
dominated by Persian, a major language of antiquity and spoken today by over
25 million ...
The 7th century B.C. witnessed the rise of the great religion of Zoroastrianism,
whose sacred texts, the Zend Avesta, were written in an ancient Iranian language
called Avestan. By the following century the might of the Persian Empire had ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - MsMixte - LibraryThing
Not a lot of in-depth analysis of the languages presented, but a wonderful opportunity to see how the various languages LOOK. Need to know what Nakhi looks like? Urdu? Is it Swedish or Danish? It's in here... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - Ludi_Ling - LibraryThing
A nice book as a quick guide of all the modern languages of the world - I especially liked that it included the standard scripts used for writing each language, as well as a passage written in that ... Leer comentario completo