The Languages of the World

Funk & Wagnalls, 1975 - 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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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

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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


Soviet Union 111 Western Hemisphere
Middle East 155 Africa
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Katzner was a former government employee based in Washington, D.C. He has edited several international encyclopedia and the author of a Russian-English dictionary.

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