List of language families
This List of language families includes also language isolates, unclassified languages and other types of languages.
This is a list of the top ten families that are fairly often recognized as phyl...
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SignAloud: Gloves that Transliterate Sign Language into Text and Speech
Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi of the University of Washington are the $10,000 Lemelson-MIT “Use it!” Undergraduate Winners for their invention SignAloud, glov...
Tommy Krångh, the sign language star of Eurovision
“I am always all in. I want to give the whole experience of the music. I have to give my whole body. When I get on the stage the music is pumping and I lose myself. I don’t know what’s happening. I a...
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
Languages of Africa
Niger-Congo: Nilo-Saharan: There are 1,250 to 2,100 and by some counts over 3,000 languages spoken natively in Africa, in several major language families:There are several other small fam...
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Languages of Europe
Not to be confused with Indo-European languages.Most of the languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family. This family is divided into a number of branches, including Romance, German...
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Languages of Asia
There is a wide variety of languages spoken throughout Asia, comprising a number of families and some unrelated isolates. Asian languages usually have a long tradition of writing, but not always.
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Languages of Oceania
Native languages of Oceania fall into three major geographic groups:Contact between Austronesian and Papuan resulted in several instances in mixed languages such as Maisin.Colonial languages include E...
Papuan languages
The Papuan languages are those languages of the western Pacific island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands, that are neither Austronesian nor Australian. The term does not presuppose a genetic rel...
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Indigenous Australian languages
The Australian Aboriginal languages comprise up to twenty-seven language families and isolates native to the Australian Aborigines of Australia and a few nearby islands, but by convention excluding th...
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Indigenous languages of the Americas
Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the Americas. These i...
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List of sign languages
There are perhaps three hundred sign languages in use around the world today. The number is not known with any confidence; new sign languages emerge frequently through creolization and de novo (and oc...
Sign language
Preservation of the Sign Language, George W. Veditz (1913)A sign language (also signed language or simply signing) is a language which uses manual communication and body language to convey meaning,...
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List of Romance languages
The Romance languages—occasionally called the Latin languages, and even more infrequently the Romanic or Neo-Latin languages—are the group of modern languages that evolved from spoken Latin between th...
List of Romance languages - Wikipedia
Home sign
Home sign (or kitchen sign) is the gestural communication system developed by a deaf child who lacks input from a language model in the family. This is a common experience for deaf children with heari...
Antiqua-Fraktur dispute
The Antiqua–Fraktur dispute was a typographical dispute in 19th- and early 20th-century Germany.In most European countries, blackletter typefaces like the German Fraktur were displaced with the creati...
Antiqua-Fraktur dispute - Wikipedia
Hellenic languages
Hellenic is the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Greek. In most classifications, Hellenic consists of Greek alone, but some linguists use the term Hellenic to refer to a group...
English-speaking Europe
The English language in Europe, as a native language, is mainly spoken in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Outside of these states, it has a special status the Crown dependencies (Isle of Man, Jersey a...
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German language
German (Deutsch [ˈdɔʏtʃ]) is a West Germanic language. It derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. A number of words are derived from Latin and Gre...
German language - Wikipedia
Nilo-Saharan languages
The Nilo-Saharan languages are a proposed family of African languages spoken by some 50 million people, mainly in the upper parts of the Chari and Nile rivers, including historic Nubia, north of where...
Nilo-Saharan languages - Wikipedia
Transcription of Australian Aboriginal languages
Prior to the arrival of Europeans, Australian Aboriginal languages had been purely spoken languages, and had no writing system. The Latin script of the colonizers was inevitably used for the transcrip...
Transcription of Australian Aboriginal languages - Wikipedia
Low Franconian
Low Franconian, Low Frankish, sometimes equated with Istvaeonic, is a group of several West Germanic languages spoken in the Netherlands, northern Belgium (Flanders), in the northern department of Fra...
Low Franconian - Wikipedia
Basque language
Basque (endonym: Euskara, [eus̺ˈkaɾa]) is a language isolate ancestral to the Basque people, who are indigenous to and mainly inhabit the Basque Country, a region spanning an area in northeastern Sp...
Basque language - Wikipedia
Deaf culture
Deaf culture describes the social beliefs, behaviors, art, literary traditions, history, values, and shared institutions of communities that are affected by deafness and which use sign languages as th...
Deaf culture - Wikipedia
Semitic languages
The Semitic languages are a language family originating in the Near East whose living representatives are spoken by more than 470 million people across much of Western Asia, North Africa and the Horn ...
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Vernacular
A vernacular or vernacular language is the native language or native dialect of a specific population, especially as distinguished from a literary, national or standard language, or a lingua franca us...
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Niger-Congo languages
The Niger–Congo languages constitute one of the world's major language families, and Africa's largest in terms of geographical area, number of speakers, and number of distinct languages. They may cons...
Niger-Congo languages - Wikipedia
Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
Languages of South Asia
South Asia is home to several hundred languages. Most languages spoken in India belong either to the Indo-European (ca. 74%), the Dravidian (ca. 24%), the Austroasiatic (Munda) (ca. 1.2%), or the Ti...
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