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Unit 3 Vocab Part 3
|Widely diffused from the hearth through both expansion and relocation diffusion. Not confined to a specific location. Missionary - attempt to convert people to join.
|Smaller diffusion and overall distribution from hearth. Restricted to relocation diffusion. Tied to a specific location and/or ethnic group. Does NOT recruit new adherents.
|Universalizing religion founded on the teachings of Jesus Christ, beginning in the modern day Middle East.
|Universalizing religion founded on the teachings of the Prophet Mohamed, beginning in the modern day Middle East.
|Universalizing religion founded on teachings of Gautama Buddha, beginning in India.
|Universalizing religion founded on teachings of Guru Nanak, beginning in the Punjab region of India.
|Ethnic religion, world’s oldest religion, beginning in India.
|Ethnic religion, Oldest monotheistic religion, beginning in the modern day Middle East.
|Largest group of related languages which are connected through a common, ancient ancestry and trace back to a common hearth.
|Indo-European Language Family
|The largest language family with about 3.2 billion speakers distributed across the world.
|Variation of a standard language distinguished by differences in vocabulary and word choice, pronunciation, speed, and spelling.
|The geographic origin of a culture or cultural trait. Traits first diffuse from the cultural hearth.
|A geographic boundary within which a particular linguistic feature occurs. Lines that divide dialects.