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spoken human language
A SpokenHumanLanguage is a HumanLanguage which has as its medium the human voice. It can also be represented visually through writing, although not all SpokenHumanLanguages have a codified written form.
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Parents human language The subclass of Languages used by Humans.
Children afro asiatic languageAn AfroAsiaticLanguage is any one of 372 languages forming a major family of languages of Africa and Asia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 alacalufan languageAn AlacalufanLanguage is either of two languages found in the Chile that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. One of these two is now extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 algic languageAn AlgicLanguage is any one of 40 languages forming a major family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 altaic languageAn AltaicLanguage is any one of 65 languages forming a major family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 amto musan languageAn AmtoMusanLanguage is either of two related languages of PapuaNewGuinea that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 andamanese languageAn AndamaneseLanguage is any of 13 related languages of the Andaman Islands of India that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 araucanian languageAn AraucanianLanguage is either of two languages found in the Chile and Argentina that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 arawakan languageAn ArawakanLanguage is any one of 60 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 aruan languageAn AruanLanguage is any of eight related languages of Brazil that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 arutani sape languageAn ArutaniSapeLanguage is either of two languages found in Brazil and Venezuela that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. Both languages are now nearly extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 australian languageAn AustralianLanguage is any one of 258 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 austro asiatic languageAn AustroAsiaticLanguage is any one of 168 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 austronesian languageAn AustronesianLanguage is any one of 1262 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 aymaran languageAn AymaranLanguage is any of three languages found in SouthAmerica that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 barbacoan languageA BarbacoanLanguage is any of seven languages found in SouthAmerica that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 basque group languageA BasqueGroupLanguage is a small family of languages consisting entirely of three varieties of Basque from France and Spain and which are apparently unrelated to all other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 bayono awbono languageA BayonoAwbonoLanguage is either of two languages found in Indonesia (Irian Jaya) that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 caddoan languageA CaddoanLanguage is any of seven languages of the UnitedStates that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 cahuapanan languageA CahuapananLanguage is either of two languages found in Peru that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 cant languageA CantLanguage is the single EnglishTahitianLanguage known as the PitcairnNorfolkLanguage. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 carib languageA CaribLanguage is any of 29 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chapacura wanham languageOf the 29 CaribLanguages, five more closely related languages are classified as a ChapacuraWanhamLanguage.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chibchan languageA ChibchanLanguage is any of 22 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chimakuan languageA ChimakuanLanguage is the single language of the UnitedStates (Washington State) known as the QuileuteLanguage. This nearly extinct language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 choco languageA ChocoLanguage is any of 10 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chon languageA ChonLanguage is either of two languages found in Argentina that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. Both of these languages are now nearly extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chukotko kamchatkan languageA ChukotkoKamchatkanLanguage is any of five languages found in Russia (Asia) that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 chumash group languageA ChumashGroupLanguage is any of seven languages found in the UnitedStates that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. All seven languages are now extinct meaning that this language family is also extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 coahuiltecan languageA CoahuiltecanLanguage is the single language of the UnitedStates (Oklahoma) known as the TonkawaLanguage. This now extinct language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming an extinct language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 creole languageA CreoleLanguage is a PidginLanguage that has developed and become the mother tongue for a community of people. This process is called 'creolization' and results in an expanded vocabulary and grammar structure that allow for communication as rich and complex as that of non-creole languages. While pidgins are regarded as reduced languages, creoles are considered expanded languages. That is, while pidgins develop to enable communication in relatively isolated domains, creoles allow for a full range of expressive possibilities on a par with more 'recognized' languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 dravidian languageA DravidianLanguage is any one of 75 languages forming a major family of languages of southern India.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 east birds head languageAn EastBirdsHeadLanguage is any of three languages found in Indonesia (Irian Jaya) that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 east papuan languageAn EastPapuanLanguage is any one of 36 languages forming a distinct family of languages of PapuaNewGuinea.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 eskimo aleut languageAn EskimoAleutLanguage is any one of 11 languages forming a distinct family of languages of NorthAmerica.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 geelvink bay languageA GeelvinkBayLanguage is any one of 33 languages forming a distinct family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 guahiban languageA GuahibanLanguage is any of five languages found in Colombia that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 gulf languageA GulfLanguage is any of four languages found in the Gulf of Mexico region of the UnitedStates that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. Since all four of these languages are now extinct, the entire language family is extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 harakmbet languageA HarakmbetLanguage is either of two languages found in Peru that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 hmong mien languageA HmongMienLanguage is any one of 32 languages forming a distinct family of languages unrelated to others. These languages are found in Southeast Asia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 hokan languageA HokanLanguage is any one of 28 languages forming a distinct family of languages unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 huavean languageA HuaveanLanguage is any of the four Huave languages found in Mexico that together form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 indo european languageThere are 433 languages categorized as an IndoEuropeanLanguage, forming a major family of the world's languages and including many of the most familiar languages of Europe and South Asia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 iroquoian languageAn IroquoianLanguage is any of 10 related languages found in NorthAmerica that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 japanese group languageA JapaneseGroupLanguage is any of 12 related languages, spoken in Japan, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 jivaroan languageA JivaroanLanguage is any of four related languages, spoken in Peru, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 katukinan languageA KatukinanLanguage is any of three related languages, spoken in Brazil, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 keres languageA KeresLanguage is either of two closely related languages, spoken in the UnitedStates, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 khoisan languageA KhoisanLanguage is any of 29 closely related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 kiowa tanoan languageA KiowaTanoanLanguage is any of six closely related languages, spoken in PapuaNewGuinea, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 left may languageA LeftMayLanguage is any of seven closely related languages, spoken in PapuaNewGuinea, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 lower mamberamo languageA LowerMamberamoLanguage is either of two closely related languages, spoken in Indonesia (Irian Jaya), forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 lule vilela languageA LuleVilelaLanguage is the single VilelaLanguage of Argentina. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 macro ge languageA MacroGeLanguage is any one of 32 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 maku languageA MakuLanguage is any one of six related languages, spoken in SouthAmerica, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mascoian languageA MascoianLanguage is any one of five related languages, spoken in Paraguay, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mataco guaicuru languageA MatacoGuaicuruLanguage is any one of 11 related languages, spoken in SouthAmerica, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mayan languageA MayanLanguage is any one of 69 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 misumalpan languageA MisumalpanLanguage is any one of four related languages, spoken in Nicaragua and formerly in ElSalvador, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mixed languageA MixedLanguage is a SpokenHumanLanguage that combines grammar and lexical items from two or more languages to create a new language that is essentially a linguistic mixture.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mixe zoque languageA MixeZoqueLanguage is any one of 16 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mosetenan languageA MosetenanLanguage is the single TsimaneLanguage of Bolivia. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 mura languageA MuraLanguage is the single MuraPirahaLanguage of Brazil. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 muskogean languageA MuskogeanLanguage is any one of six related languages, spoken in the UnitedStates, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 na dene languageA NaDeneLanguage is any one of 47 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 nambiquaran languageA NambiquaranLanguage is any one of five related languages, spoken in Brazil, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 niger congo languageA NigerCongoLanguage is any one of 1489 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 nilo saharan languageA NiloSaharanLanguage is any one of 199 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 north caucasian languageA NorthCaucasianLanguage is any one of 34 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 oto manguean languageAn OtoMangueanLanguage is any one of 172 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 paezan languageA PaezanLanguage is the single PaezLanguage of Colombia. This language is apparently unrelated to all other languages, thus forming a language family consisting of a single member.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 panoan languageA PanoanLanguage is any one of 30 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 peba yaguan languageA PebaYaguanLanguage is either of two closely related languages, spoken in Peru, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 penutian languageA PenutianLanguage is any one of 33 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 pidgin languageA PidginLanguage is not the native language of anyone but is used as an auxiliary or supplemental language between two mutually unintelligible speech communities. Pidgins are reduced languages, characterized by having a limited vocabulary and a simple grammar which serve to satisfy basic communication needs. Historically these languages have primarily arisen in trade centers and plantations (with slaves from different language backgrounds), areas where large groups of people lacking a common language need to communicate. By definition, a pidgin has no native speakers, it is always a person's second (or more) language.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 quechuan languageA QuechuanLanguage is any one of 46 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 salishan languageA SalishanLanguage is any one of 27 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 salivan languageA SalivanLanguage is either of two closely related languages, spoken in Colombia and Venezuela, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 sepik ramu languageA SepikRamuLanguage is any one of 104 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 sino tibetan languageA SinoTibetanLanguage is any one of 365 related languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 siouan languageA SiouanLanguage is any one of 17 languages, spoken in NorthAmerica, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 sko languageA SkoLanguage is any one of seven languages, spoken in PapuaNewGuinea and Indonesia, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 south caucasian languageA SouthCaucasianLanguage is any one of five languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 subtiaba tlapanec languageA SubtiabaTlapanecLanguage is any one of four languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 tacanan languageA TacananLanguage is any one of six languages, spoken in Bolivia, forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 tai kadai languageA TaiKadaiLanguage is any one of 70 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 tonal languageAny SpokenHumanLanguage that uses pitch to differentiate otherwise identical words, e.g. Chinese.
 torricelli languageA TorricelliLanguage is any one of 48 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 totonacan languageA TotonacanLanguage is any one of 11 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 trans new guinea languageA TransNewGuineaLanguage is any one of 552 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 tucanoan languageA TucanoanLanguage is any one of 25 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 tupi languageA TupiLanguage is any one of 70 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 unclassified spoken languageAn UnclassifiedSpokenLanguage is a SpokenHumanLanguage of unknown relationship to other SpokenHumanLanguages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 uralic languageA UralicLanguage is any one of 38 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 uru chipaya languageA UruChipayaLanguage is either of two languages found in Bolivia that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 uto aztecan languageAn UtoAztecanLanguage is any one of 62 languages forming a distinct family of languages that are unrelated to any others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 wakashan languageA WakashanLanguage is any of five languages found in Canada that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 west papuan languageA WestPapuanLanguage is any one of 26 languages forming a distinct family of languages of Indonesia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 witotoan languageA WitotoanLanguage is any of six related languages found in Peru and Colombia that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 yanomam languageA YanomamLanguage is any of four languages found in Brazil and Venezuela that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 yenisei ostyak languageA YeniseiOstyakLanguage is either of two languages found in Russia (Asia) that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 yukaghir languageA YukaghirLanguage is either of two languages found in the Russia (Asia) that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 yuki group languageA YukiGroupLanguage is either of two languages found in the UnitedStates that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. Both are now nearly extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 zamucoan languageA ZamucoanLanguage is either of two languages found in Paraguay that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 zaparoan languageA ZaparoanLanguage is any of seven languages primarily found in Peru that form a family of languages apparently unrelated to others. Many of these languages are now extinct or nearly extinct.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)


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