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Indo-european

Indo-european Meaning & Definition
Indo-european Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Indo-european?

[n] the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
[n] a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
[adj] of or relating to the former Indo-European people; "Indo-European migrations"
[adj] of or relating to the Indo-European language family

Synonyms | Synonyms for Indo-european: Aryan | Aryan | Indo-Aryan | Indo-European language | Indo-Germanic | Indo-Hittite

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See Also | Albanian | Anatolian | Anatolian language | Armenian | Armenian language | Balto-Slavic | Balto-Slavic language | Balto-Slavonic | Celtic | Celtic language | Germanic | Germanic language | Greek | Hellenic | Hellenic language | Illyrian | Indo-Iranian | Indo-Iranian language | Italic | Italic language | natural language | PIE | primitive | primitive person | Proto-Indo European | Thraco-Phrygian | Tocharian | tongue

Indo-european In Webster's Dictionary

\In`do-Eu`ro*pe"an\, a. Aryan; -- applied to the languages of India and Europe which are derived from the prehistoric Aryan language; also, pertaining to the people or nations who speak these languages; as, the Indo-European or Aryan family. The common origin of the Indo-European nations. --Tylor.
\In`do-Eu`ro*pe"an\ A member of one of the Caucasian races of Europe or India speaking an Indo-European language. Professor Otto Schrader . . . considers that the oldest probable domicile of the Indo-Europeans is to be sought for on the common borderland of Asia and of Europe, -- in the steppe country of southern Russia. --Census of India, 1901.

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