Wednesday, July 28, 2010

An Illustrated Language Tree

Image from iastate.edu

3 comments:

mumbojumbo said...

Where are the Dravidian languages - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam?

Angi Kortenhoven said...

OK. That's just awesome! I love the portion highlighted bit.

Laura Payne said...

mumbojumbo - This tree only shows the Indo-European branches; according to a Wikipedia article, "the Dravidian languages have remained an isolated family to the present day and have defied all of the attempts to show a connection with the Indo-European tongues."

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