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European Languages Tree Chart
by Vaughn Aubuchon

Here is a chart showing the Indo-European languages in a tree format. Roughly, the languages are shown from West to East.

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Indo-European Languages Chart
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Indo-European Languages Tree
(Languages shown in parentheses are extinct.)
The numbers in parentheses indicate the rank of each language, in terms of the number of current worldwide speakers.

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Celtic

(Gaulish)

(Goidelic)

(Old Irish)

(Middle Irish)

(Manx)

Irish

Scots Gaelic

(Brythonic)

(Cornish)

Welsh

Breton

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Germanic

W. Germanic

Anglo-Frisian

(Old English)

(Middle English)

English (4)

(Old Frisian)

Frisian

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German (10)

Low German

(Old Saxon)

Plattdeutsch

(O.L.Franconian)

Dutch

Flemish

S.A. Dutch

High German

Alemannic

Alsacian

Bavarian

Franconian

German

P. Dutch

Swiss

Yiddish

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N. Germanic

O.W. Norse

Icelandic

Farcese

Norwegian

O.E. Norse

Norwegian

Danish

Swedish

E. Germanic

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Italic

(Oscan)

(Umbrian)

(Latin)

Catalan

French (11)

Italian

Portuguese(7)

Provencal

Romanian

Spanish (3)

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Slavonic

W. Slavic

Czech

Polish

Slovak

Sorbian

S. Slavic

Bulgarian

Serb-Croatian

Slovene

E. Slavic

Russian (8)

Ukrainian

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Albanian

Greek

Armenian

Baltic

Lithuanian

Lettish

(Hittite)

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Indo-Iranian

Iranian

(Avestan)

Pashto

(Old Persian)

Baluchi

Kurdish

Ossetic

Persian

(Scythian)

Indic

(Sanskrit)

(Prakrit)

(Pali)

Bengali (5)

Bihari

Bhili

Gujarati

Hindi (2)

Marathi

Pahari

Panjabi (14)

Rajasthani

Sindhi

Urdu (13)

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The languages below are not Indo-European, but they are the other most spoken languages on Earth, with number of speakers rank. Mandarin is spoken by more people than any other language.

Not shown:

Mandarin (1)

Arabic (6)

Japanese (9)

Malay (12)

Korean (15)



Summary of Languages -
Number of speakers of the
64 Major Languages on earth.

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This Vaughns Indo-European Languages Tree chart
was last updated on 2014-07-02.