Ancient languages
An ancient language is any language originating in times that may be referred to as ancient. There is no formal criteria for deeming a language ancient, but a traditional convention is to demarcate as...
Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
Researchers Have Translated An Ancient Egyptian Spellbook
Two Australian researchers have managed to translate an ancient Egyptian handbook that belonged to a ritual practitioner an incredible 1,300 years ago. The “Handbook of Ritual Power” contains a numb...
Sound change
Sound change includes any processes of language change that affect pronunciation (phonetic change) or sound system structures (phonological change). Sound change can consist of the replacement of one...
Conservative (language)
In linguistics, a conservative form, variety, or modality is one that has changed relatively little over its history, or which is relatively resistant to change. It is the opposite of innovative forms...
Akkadian language
Akkadian (akkadû, 𒅎𒀝𒂵𒌈 ak.kADû) is an extinct east Semitic language (part of the greater Afroasiatic language family) that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia. The earliest attested Semitic languag...
Akkadian language - Wikipedia
Ancient Egyptian language
Egyptian is the oldest known language of Egypt and a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. The earliest known complete sentence in the Egyptian language has been dated to about 2690 BC, making i...
Ancient Egyptian language - Wikipedia
Elamite language
Elamite is an extinct language spoken by the ancient Elamites. Elamite was the primary language in present-day Iran from 2800–550 BC. The last written records in Elamite appear about the time of the c...
Elamite language - Wikipedia
Etruscan language
The Etruscan language (/ɨˈtrʌskən/) was the spoken and written language of the Etruscan civilization, in Italy, in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and northern Latium...
Etruscan language - Wikipedia
Gaulish language
Gaulish is an ancient Celtic language that was spoken in parts of Europe as late as the Roman period. In the narrow sense, Gaulish was the language spoken by the Celtic inhabitants of Gaul (modern Fra...
Gaulish language - Wikipedia
Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek is the form of Greek used during the periods of time spanning c. the 9th – 6th century BC (known as Archaic), c. the 5th – 4th century BC (Classical), and c. the 3rd century BC – 6th cen...
Hittite language
Hittite (natively nešili "[in the language] of Neša"), also known as Nesite and Neshite, is the extinct language once spoken by the Hittites, an Indo-European people who created an empire centred on...
Hurro-Urartian languages
The Hurro-Urartian languages are an extinct language family of the Ancient Near East, comprising only two known languages: Hurrian and Urartian, both of which were spoken in the Taurus mountains area...
Old Japanese
Old Japanese (上代日本語, jōdai nihongo) is the oldest attested stage of the Japanese language. It was spoken by the Japanese ethnic group from an unknown beginning point until it evolved into Earl...
Latin language
Latin (/ˈlætən/, /ˈlætɪn/; Latin: lingua latīna, [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈtiːna]) is a classical language originally spoken in Latium, a part of Italy. Along with the extinct languages Oscan, Umbrian, and Faliscan...
Latin language - Wikipedia
Old Chinese
Old Chinese, also called Archaic Chinese in older works, is the form of Chinese spoken from the beginning of written records (around 1200 BC) until the 3rd century BC.The earliest examples of Chinese ...
Old Chinese - Wikipedia
Old Persian language
The Old Persian language is one of the two directly attested Old Iranian languages (the other being Avestan). Old Persian appears primarily in the inscriptions, clay tablets, and seals of the Achaemen...
Old Persian language - Wikipedia
Old South Arabian
Old South Arabian (or Epigraphic South Arabian, or Ṣayhadic) is a group of four closely related extinct languages spoken in the far southern portion of the Arabian Peninsula. There were a number of ot...
Old South Arabian - Wikipedia
Paleo-Balkan languages
The Paleo-Balkan languages are the various Indo-European languages that were spoken in the Balkans in ancient times. Except for Greek and Albanian, they are all extinct, due to Hellenization, Romaniza...
Pali
Pali (Pāḷi) is a Middle Indo-Aryan language that is in the Prakrit language group and is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is a dead language that is widely studied because it is the language of m...
Pali - Wikipedia
Sanskrit
Sanskrit (/ˈsænskrɪt/; संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam [səmskr̩t̪əm], originally संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, "refined speech") is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Hinduism,...
Sanskrit - Wikipedia
Sumerian language
Sumerian (𒅴𒂠 EME.G̃IR15 "native tongue") is the language of ancient Sumer, which was spoken in southern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). During the 3rd millennium BC, a very intimate cultural symbiosis de...
Sumerian language - Wikipedia
Biblical Hebrew phonology
Biblical Hebrew (Hebrew: עִבְרִית מִקְרָאִית), also called Classical Hebrew (Hebrew: עִבְרִית קְלַסִּית‎), is the archaic form of the Hebrew language, a Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the ...
Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin is a generic term for the nonstandard (as opposed to classical) sociolects of Latin from which the Romance languages developed. The word vulgar in this case refers to its original meaning...
Vulgar Latin - Wikipedia
Understanding The Chakras Of Planet Earth
The chakras of the earth are perfectly aligned with our own. As she awakens, so do we. In the same way we have energy bubbling up from the lowest chakra, called Mooladhara in Sanskrit, or simply the r...
Researchers Have Translated An Ancient Egyptian Spellbook
Two Australian researchers have managed to translate an ancient Egyptian handbook that belonged to a ritual practitioner an incredible 1,300 years ago. The “Handbook of Ritual Power” contains a numb...
List of hieroglyphs/S
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Ligurian language (ancient)
The Ligurian language was spoken in pre-Roman times and into the Roman era by an ancient people of north-western Italy and south-eastern France known as the Ligures. Very little is known about this la...
List of Dacian tribes
This is a list of ancient tribes in Thrace and Dacia (Ancient Greek: Θρᾴκη; Δακία) including possibly or partly Thracian or Dacian tribes, and non-Thracian or non-Dacian tribes that inhabited the...
List of Dacian tribes - Wikipedia