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...
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Korean language
Korean (한국어/조선말, see below) is the official language of South Korea and North Korea, as well as one of the two official languages in China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture. About 80 million peo...
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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...
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Proto-Elamite
The Proto-Elamite period is the time from ca. 3200 BC to 2700 BC when Susa, the later capital of the Elamites, began to receive influence from the neighboring Sumerian culture, which was contemporary ...
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Kusunda language
Kusunda is a language isolate spoken by a handful of people in western and central Nepal. It has only recently been described in any detail.For decades the Kusunda language was thought to be on the ve...
Elamite cuneiform
Elamite cuneiform was a logo-syllabic script used to write the Elamite language.
The Elamite language (c. 3000 BCE to 400 BCE) is the now-extinct language spoken by Elamites, who inhabited the reg...
Elamite cuneiform - Wikipedia
Hunminjeongeum Haerye
Hunminjeongeum Haerye (lit. "Explanations and Examples of the Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People"), also called the Haerye Edition of Hunminjeongeum or simply The Haerye, is a com...
Hunminjeongeum Haerye - Wikipedia
Ainu languages
The Ainu languages are a small language family spoken on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaidō, the southern half of the island of Sakhalin, and the Kuril Islands, an island chain that stretches fr...
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Classical Chinese
Classical Chinese (古文, gǔwén, "ancient text") is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chines...
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Gutian language
The Gutian language (/ˈɡuːtiən/; also Qutian) was spoken by the Gutian people who briefly ruled over Sumer around 2100 BCE during the Gutian dynasty of Sumer, who lived in the territory between the Za...
Gutian language - Wikipedia
Kul-e Farah
Kul-e Farah (or "Kul-e Fara") is the site of six Elamite rock reliefs that are located in a gorge on the plain's east side. Kul-e Farah is located near the city of Izeh in Khuzestan, southwest Iran. T...
Kul-e Farah - Wikipedia
Eshkaft-e Salman
49°50′59.35″E / 31.8187028°N 49.8498194°E / 31.8187028; 49.8498194Eshkaft-e Salman, or Shikaft-i Salman, is a cave with four reliefs inside and outside the cave on the south o...
Eshkaft-e Salman - Wikipedia
Gugyeol
Gugyeol is a system for rendering texts written in Classical Chinese into understandable Korean. It was chiefly used during the Joseon Dynasty, when readings of the Chinese classics were of paramount...
Gugyeol - Wikipedia
Nihali language
Nihali, also known as Nahali or erroneously as Kalto, is a language isolate spoken in west-central India (in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra) by around 2,000 people (in 1991) out of an ethnic populatio...
Behistun Inscription
47°26′9″E / 34.39056°N 47.43583°E / 34.39056; 47.43583The Behistun Inscription (also Bisotun, Bistun or Bisutun), (Persian: بیستون, Old Persian: Bagastana, meaning "the place ...
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SKATS
SKATS stands for Standard Korean Alphabet Transliteration System. It is also known as Korean Morse equivalents. Despite the name, SKATS is not a true transliteration system. SKATS maps the Hangul char...
Thousand Character Classic
The Thousand Character Classic (also known as the Thousand Character Text) is a Chinese poem used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children from the sixth century onward. It contains exa...
Thousand Character Classic - Wikipedia
Sumerian disputations
The Sumerian disputation or Sumerian debate is a topical short story created in the middle to late 3rd millennium BC. Seven major debates are known, with specific titles.The list of the majority of th...
Sumerian disputations - Wikipedia
Ainu Times
The Ainu Times is the only magazine published in the Ainu language. Its first edition was published for 20 March 1997. It uses both special katakana and romanizations in its articles. Its editor as of...
Hangul Day
The Korean Alphabet Day, known as Hangeul Day in South Korea, and Chosŏn'gŭl Day in North Korea, is a national Korean commemorative day marking the invention and the proclamation of the Korean alphabe...
Korean literature
Korean literature is the body of literature produced by Koreans, mostly in the Korean language and sometimes in Classical Chinese. For much of Korea's 1,500 years of literary history, it was written ...
Proto-Euphratean language
Proto-Euphratean was considered by some Assyriologists (for example Samuel Noah Kramer), to be the substratum language of the people that introduced farming into Southern Iraq in the Early Ubaid perio...
Sinicization
Sinicization, sinicisation, or sinification, (Chinese: 汉化; pinyin: Hànhuà), also called chinalization (Chinese: 中国化; pinyin: Zhōngguóhuà), is a process whereby non-Han Chinese societi...
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
Cuneiform - Wikipedia
Nivkh language
Nivkh or Gilyak /ˈɡɪljæk/ (self-designation: Нивхгу диф Nivxgu dif) is a language spoken in Outer Manchuria, in the basin of the Amgun (a tributary of the Amur), along the lower reaches of the Amur it...
Burushaski
Burushaski /bʊrʊˈʃæski/ (Burushaski: burū́šaskī / بروشسکی‎) is a language isolate spoken in northern Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. As of 2000, Burushaski was spoken by some 87,000 Burusho peop...
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Old Korean
Old Korean is the historical variety of the Korean language or Koreanic languages dating from the beginning of Three Kingdoms of Korea to the latter part of the Unified Silla, roughly during the 4th t...
Old Korean - Wikipedia