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Rubenstein Ch. 5
Rubenstein Human Geography Ch. 5 Language
|What is the Anatolian Hearth Theory?
|The spread of language through agriculture.
|What is a lingua franca?
|A language mutally understood and commonly used in trade by people who have different native languages.
|Define a language family:
|A collection of individuals languages with a common ancestors
|Define a language branch:
|A group of common languages that share a common origin but evolved into different languages.
|A language group is...
|several individual languages within a languase branch.
|What is the top spoken language?
|English to be spread through and widely used.
|English is considered a
|Modern English is a mix of
|German and French
|Is Bulgarian a Romance language?
|True/False? North Slavic is a group of the Balto-Slavic branch.
|What is the conquest theory?
|Warriors expanded their empire and took their language with them, causing the spreading of the language.
|Roman Soldiers spoke...
|Geographic boundary within which a lingustic feature changes.
|a non-standard pronunciation of language by a non native speaker.
|Chinese is written in the form of
|Hebrew is a ______ language.
|Latin is a ______ language.
|The use of English in the French language is known as...
|The people of the Republic of China encompass the language family
|True/False? Celtic is spoken frequently within the Indo-European family.
|Russian is part of the ______ language branch of the Indo-European family.