Native tongues

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Perigree Books, Jul 10, 1984 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 340 pages
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An informative linguistic survey of the world's 2,796 languages and 5,000 dialects--both current and archaic--provides fascinating facts, comparisons, parallelisms, and other unusual discoveries about language

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There are 2,796 languages in the world. The author gives snippets from quite a few of them looking at the origins of languages, their relationships to each other, and examples of the written characters.The author also examines how languages evoke. Read full review

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How Languages Spread and Decline
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How You Can Turn Thousands
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Language Incidents That Changed
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