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The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Literature
Length:
99 words

the term used to refer to the family of languages which were originally spoken throughout much of Eurasia west of ...

Indo-European Languages

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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7,692 words
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An extensive linguistic family, the Indo-European (IE) languages are spoken in the western half of Eurasia, stretching from ...

Indo-European Languages

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,453 words

“Indo-European” is the name of a large family of related languages that extend in modern times over much of the ...

Indo-European Languages

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
3,628 words
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4

Indo-European is the name given, for geographic reasons, to the large and well defined genetic family which includes most of ...

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
79 words

A term coined by Western philologists to designate a family of languages with an inferred common ancestor (Proto-Indo-European), whose membership ...

Indo-European languages

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
111 words

Family of languages spoken in Europe and sw and s Asia, and used in all areas of European settlement, such ...

Indo‐European

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
216 words
[De] ... Term applied to a large group of cognate languages, including the majority of European language groups—Italic, Germanic, Celtic, Baltic, Slavonic, and Greek—as well as ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

of or relating to the family of languages spoken over the greater part of Europe and Asia as far as northern India....

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