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 native language is Maltese, though most people speak English as well.
MAURITANIA (1,250,000). The official language is French, but Arabic is spoken
by about 80 percent of the population. There is a large Fulani-speaking minority
in the ...
Among the whites about 50,000 speak English, 30,000 speak German, and
10,000 speak Afrikaans. SOVIET UNION. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
. SPAIN (35 million). Spanish is the national language. However, in northeastern
About 600,000 people in Wales speak Welsh and about 75,000 in Scotland
speak Scottish Gaelic, but all these people speak English as well. UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA (210 million). English is the national language, spoken by
the vast ...
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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