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AGS Geo Final

Chapter 5

dialect A form of a language that is spoken in a local area is called
English is a part of what language family, branch, and group IndoEuropean familyGermanic BranchWest Germanic group
Romance Languages French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
creole a language that results from mixing the colonizer's language with the indigenous people being dominated. french creole in Haiti, papiamento in Netherland or portuguese creole in Cape Verde
Colin Renfrow Anatolian Hearth Theory The first ProtoIndoEuropean speakers lived in eastern Anatolia 2000 years before the Kurgans. They diffused westward towards Greece then Italy then west again to France, Spain, Portugal then north to British Isles.
Language spoken by the most native speakers mandarin
ideogram and a language that uses them represent ideas or concepts not specific pronunciations used in Chinese
lingua franca A language of international communication, examples include Russian in the former Soviet Union, Swahili in East Africa and English in many countries for business reasons