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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Some moved to the northwest as far as Estonia and Finland, others moved due
north, while still others migrated north and east into the lands of western Siberia.
Their subsequent history is best discussed under the terms Finno-Ugric and ...
In every migration there are always some that remain behind, and this explains
the remote Ostyak (Khanty) and Vogul (Mansi) languages of western Siberia. The
former is spoken by about 15,000 people along the Ob River and its tributaries, ...
In the Western branch there is Abkhazian, spoken by about 80,000 people in the
Abkhazian A.S.S.R. (capital: Sukhumi), in the northwestern corner of the
Georgian S.S.R. facing the Black Sea. Directly to the north, in the Adygei
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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