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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There is a sizable German minority in a few of the southern provinces. Among
Indian languages the most important is Araucanian, with about 200,000 speakers
in the area between Conception and Valdivia. CHINA (800 million). About 95 ...
Sindhi is spoken by about 7 million people in the province of Sind, while Pashto
is spoken by about 6 million in the North-West Frontier Province. In the province
of Baluchistan in the southwest there are about one million speakers of Baluchi, ...
Near the French border, in the provinces facing the Bay of Biscay, there are about
600,000 speakers of Basque. SRI LANKA (formerly CEYLON; 13 million).
Sinhalese is the official language, spoken by about 9 million people, or 70
percent of ...
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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