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Indo-European Linguistics

An Introduction

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The Indo-European language family consists of many of the modern and ancient languages of Europe, India and Central Asia, including Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, Russian, German, French, Spanish and English. Spoken by an estimated three billion people, it has the largest number of native speakers in the world today. This textbook provides an accessible introduction to the study of the Indo-European languages. It clearly sets out the methods for relating the languages to one another, presents an engaging discussion of the current debates and controversies concerning their classification, and offers sample problems and suggestions for how to solve them. Complete with a comprehensive glossary, almost 100 tables in which language data and examples are clearly laid out, suggestions for further reading, discussion points, and a range of exercises, this text will be an essential toolkit for all those studying historical linguistics, language typology and the Indo-European languages for the first time.

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The Indo-European language family comprises several hundred languages and dialects spoken across Europe and Asia. This textbook provides a clear introduction to their study, complete with a glossary, discussion points, and exercises. An essential toolkit for anyone studying historical linguistics, language typology and the Indo-European languages for the first time.