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  SpokenHumanLanguage

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SpokenHumanLanguage
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 HumanLanguage The subclass of Languages used by Humans.
Children AfroAsiaticLanguageAn AfroAsiaticLanguage is any one of 372 languages forming a major family of languages of Africa and Asia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AlacalufanLanguageAn 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/)
 AlgicLanguageAn AlgicLanguage is any one of 40 languages forming a major family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AltaicLanguageAn AltaicLanguage is any one of 65 languages forming a major family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AmtoMusanLanguageAn 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/)
 AndamaneseLanguageAn 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/)
 AraucanianLanguageAn 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/)
 ArawakanLanguageAn ArawakanLanguage is any one of 60 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AruanLanguageAn 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/)
 ArutaniSapeLanguageAn 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/)
 AustralianLanguageAn AustralianLanguage is any one of 258 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AustroAsiaticLanguageAn AustroAsiaticLanguage is any one of 168 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AustronesianLanguageAn AustronesianLanguage is any one of 1262 languages forming a major family of languages apparently unrelated to other languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 AymaranLanguageAn 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/)
 BarbacoanLanguageA 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/)
 BasqueGroupLanguageA 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/)
 BayonoAwbonoLanguageA 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/)
 CaddoanLanguageA 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/)
 CahuapananLanguageA 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/)
 CantLanguageA 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/)
 CaribLanguageA CaribLanguage is any of 29 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 ChapacuraWanhamLanguageOf the 29 CaribLanguages, five more closely related languages are classified as a ChapacuraWanhamLanguage.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 ChibchanLanguageA ChibchanLanguage is any of 22 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 ChimakuanLanguageA 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/)
 ChocoLanguageA ChocoLanguage is any of 10 languages that form a family of related languages apparently unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 ChonLanguageA 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/)
 ChukotkoKamchatkanLanguageA 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/)
 ChumashGroupLanguageA 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/)
 CoahuiltecanLanguageA 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/)
 CreoleLanguageA 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/)
 DravidianLanguageA DravidianLanguage is any one of 75 languages forming a major family of languages of southern India.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 EastBirdsHeadLanguageAn 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/)
 EastPapuanLanguageAn EastPapuanLanguage is any one of 36 languages forming a distinct family of languages of PapuaNewGuinea.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 EskimoAleutLanguageAn EskimoAleutLanguage is any one of 11 languages forming a distinct family of languages of NorthAmerica.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 GeelvinkBayLanguageA GeelvinkBayLanguage is any one of 33 languages forming a distinct family of languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 GuahibanLanguageA 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/)
 GulfLanguageA 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/)
 HarakmbetLanguageA 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/)
 HmongMienLanguageA 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/)
 HokanLanguageA HokanLanguage is any one of 28 languages forming a distinct family of languages unrelated to others.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 HuaveanLanguageA 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/)
 IndoEuropeanLanguageThere 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/)
 IroquoianLanguageAn 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/)
 JapaneseGroupLanguageA 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/)
 JivaroanLanguageA 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/)
 KatukinanLanguageA 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/)
 KeresLanguageA 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/)
 KhoisanLanguageA 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/)
 KiowaTanoanLanguageA 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/)
 LeftMayLanguageA 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/)
 LowerMamberamoLanguageA 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/)
 LuleVilelaLanguageA 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/)
 MacroGeLanguageA 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/)
 MakuLanguageA 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/)
 MascoianLanguageA 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/)
 MatacoGuaicuruLanguageA 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/)
 MayanLanguageA 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/)
 MisumalpanLanguageA 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/)
 MixedLanguageA 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/)
 MixeZoqueLanguageA 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/)
 MosetenanLanguageA 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/)
 MuraLanguageA 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/)
 MuskogeanLanguageA 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/)
 NaDeneLanguageA 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/)
 NambiquaranLanguageA 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/)
 NigerCongoLanguageA 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/)
 NiloSaharanLanguageA 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/)
 NorthCaucasianLanguageA 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/)
 OtoMangueanLanguageAn 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/)
 PaezanLanguageA 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/)
 PanoanLanguageA 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/)
 PebaYaguanLanguageA 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/)
 PenutianLanguageA 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/)
 PidginLanguageA 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/)
 QuechuanLanguageA 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/)
 SalishanLanguageA 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/)
 SalivanLanguageA 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/)
 SepikRamuLanguageA 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/)
 SinoTibetanLanguageA 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/)
 SiouanLanguageA 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/)
 SkoLanguageA 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/)
 SouthCaucasianLanguageA 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/)
 SubtiabaTlapanecLanguageA 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/)
 TacananLanguageA 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/)
 TaiKadaiLanguageA 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/)
 TonalLanguageAny SpokenHumanLanguage that uses pitch to differentiate otherwise identical words, e.g. Chinese.
 TorricelliLanguageA 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/)
 TotonacanLanguageA 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/)
 TransNewGuineaLanguageA 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/)
 TucanoanLanguageA 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/)
 TupiLanguageA 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/)
 UnclassifiedSpokenLanguageAn UnclassifiedSpokenLanguage is a SpokenHumanLanguage of unknown relationship to other SpokenHumanLanguages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 UralicLanguageA 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/)
 UruChipayaLanguageA 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/)
 UtoAztecanLanguageAn 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/)
 WakashanLanguageA 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/)
 WestPapuanLanguageA WestPapuanLanguage is any one of 26 languages forming a distinct family of languages of Indonesia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 WitotoanLanguageA 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/)
 YanomamLanguageA 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/)
 YeniseiOstyakLanguageA 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/)
 YukaghirLanguageA 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/)
 YukiGroupLanguageA 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/)
 ZamucoanLanguageA 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/)
 ZaparoanLanguageA 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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