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Indo-Hittite

Definitions of Indo-Hittite
  1. noun
    the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
    synonyms: Indo-European, Indo-European language
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    PIE, Proto-Indo European
    a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
    Albanian
    the Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania
    Armenian, Armenian language
    the Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Armenia, but also in Azerbaijan
    Illyrian
    a minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast
    Thraco-Phrygian
    an extinct branch of the Indo-European language family thought by some to be related to Armenian
    Balto-Slavic, Balto-Slavic language, Balto-Slavonic
    a family of Indo-European languages including the Slavic and Baltic languages
    Germanic, Germanic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
    Celtic, Celtic language
    a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
    Italic, Italic language
    a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative
    Tocharian
    a branch of the Indo-European language family that originated in central Asia during the first millennium A.D.
    Indo-Iranian, Indo-Iranian language
    the branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups
    Anatolian, Anatolian language
    an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European
    Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language
    the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Gheg, Gheg dialect
    the dialect of Albanian spoken in northern Albania and Yugoslavia
    Tosk, Tosk dialect
    the dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
    Thracian
    a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages
    Phrygian
    a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient inhabitants of Phrygia and now extinct--preserved only in a few inscriptions
    Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
    Baltic, Baltic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages related to the Slavonic languages; Baltic languages have preserved many archaic features that are believed to have existed in Proto-Indo European
    West Germanic, West Germanic language
    a branch of the Germanic languages
    Proto-Norse
    the Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700
    Old Norse
    the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350
    Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian, Scandinavian language
    the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    East Germanic, East Germanic language
    an extinct branch of the Germanic languages
    Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic
    any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
    Brittanic, Brythonic
    a southern group of Celtic languages
    Osco-Umbrian
    a group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin
    Latin
    any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
    East Tocharian, Turfan, Turfan dialect
    a dialect of Tocharian
    Kuchean, Kuchean dialect, West Tocharian
    a dialect of Tocharian
    Indic, Indo-Aryan
    a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
    Iranian, Iranian language
    the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
    Hittite
    the language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions
    Lycian
    an Anatolian language
    Luvian, Luwian
    an Anatolian language
    Lydian
    an Anatolian language
    Palaic
    an Anatolian language
    Modern Greek, New Greek
    the Greek language as spoken and written today
    Late Greek
    the Greek language in the 3rd to 8th centuries
    Byzantine Greek, Medieval Greek, Middle Greek
    the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
    Koine
    a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire
    Ancient Greek
    the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
    type of:
    natural language, tongue
    a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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