Language families of Europe

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  The languages spoken in Europe and the geographical distribution of the language families.
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  • 1. ndo-European Subfamilies in Europe fi Germanic i Celtic Greek [6 Romance Baltic Albanian [T Slavic Non—lndo European D Italic D Gemianic I3 Slavic El Finno-Ugric El Baltic El Greek M: -—
  • 2. Language families in brief Geographical distributions Baltic languages: spoken in two ofthe three Baltic states of Northeastern Europe (Latvia, Lithuania) Celtic languages: spoken in Western Europe (Ireland, Brittany, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Scotland, Wales) Finno-Ugric/ Uralic languages: non-Indo European languages; spoken in Hungary, Finland, and Estonia Germanic languages: spoken in Northern, Western, and Central Europe Romance languages: spoken in Western, Southern, Southwestern, Southeastern, and Eastern Europe Slavic languages: spoken in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe; also North Asia Turkic languages: spoken in the Caucasus (Azerbaijan), the Middle East (Turkey), and Central Asia (except forTajikistan) Other lndo-European: Albanian, Armenian, Greek Lan uage Families in Europe
  • 3. Color-coded language families map Key - Ba| tic= |ight green Ce| tic= orange Finno-Ugric/ Ura| ic= gray Germanic= red Romance= b|ue S| avic= dark green A| banian= sky blue Greek= ye| low orange
  • 4. Language Unions Baltic Union Celtic Union - Latvia ° Ireland - Lithuania
  • 5. Language Unions (cont. ) Finno-Ugric/ Uralic Union Estonia Finland Hungary Germanic Union Austria Belgium (also part ofthe Latin Union) Denmark Germany Iceland Liechtenstein Luxembourg (also part ofthe Latin Union) Netherlands Norway Sweden Switzerland (also part of the Latin Union) United Kingdom
  • 6. Language Unions (cont. ) Latin U n ion - Andorra - France - Italy - Moldova - Monaco - Portugal ' Romania - SanMarino - Spain - Vatican City Slavic Union - Belarus - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia Czech Republic - Macedonia - Montenegro - Poland - Russia - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Ukraine
  • 7. Language Unions (cont. ) - Turkic Union - Azerbaijan - Turkey
  • 8. EU| anguages Bulgarian (Slavic) Croatian (Slavic) Czech (Slavic) Danish (Germanic) Dutch (Germanic) English (Germanic) Estonian (Finno-Ugric/ Uralic) Finnish (Finno-Ugric/ Uralic) French (Romance) German (Germanic) Greek (Hellenic) Hungarian (Finno-Ugric/ Uralic) Irish/ Gaelic (Celtic) Italian (Romance) Latvian (Baltic) Lithuanian (Baltic) Luxembourgish (Germanic) Polish (Slavic) Portuguese (Romance) Romanian (Romance) Slovak (Slavic) Slovene (Slavic) Spanish (Romance) Swedish (Germanic)
  • 9. Color-coded language families map (includes Caucasus, Middle East, and North Africa) r»; _ ' v M“ , _ , ;‘s-§, ,‘—. a'. ,;»"-_, -. z . ,— , .‘, ‘»f; ::>r}" . . . s— 7, ) . _-, : . — T F‘ . , f’ .
  • 10. The word for sausage in numerous European languages
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