Indo-European Family Of Languages chronological flowchart
Which nine (9) languages that are spoken in present-day Europe are
in the Indo-European family
(Indo-European is one of about 225
language families worldwide)
In the early Middle Ages,
the people of the Iberian Peninsula spoke Latini, which had derived from
Latin and was to become Romanzo, the earliest name for Spanish.
William Jones (1748-1794) Lingüist and jurist who discovered an etymological
connection between English and Sanskrit, the language of ancient India, in 1783.
|Actually, we can add a 10th
non-Indo-European language to this list, though it be an unofficially
recognized idiom not
heard in any one given locale within Europe: Romany, an Indic language
with many dialectical regional veriations within many countries. This is the language of the
roaming gypsies. Though historically Romany evolved in India, the gypsies
(from the word Egypt) speak a language that contains outside
influences as well, from other language sources.
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