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Altaic languages

LC control 85003868
LC classificationPL1 PL9.5
Topical headingAltaic languages
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Variant(s)Scythian languages
Transeurasian languages
See alsoAsia--Languages
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Proto-Altaic language
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Ural-Altaic languages
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Found inWork cat: 2015374527: Robbeets, M.I. Diachrony of verb morphology: Japanese and Transeurasian languages, 2015: p. 4 (Stretching from the Pacific in the east to the Mediterranean and the Baltic in the west, the Transeurasion languages form a vast linguistic continuum that crosses the physical boundaries between Europe and Asia. Contrary to the tradition to refer to these languages as "Altaic languages," Johanson and Robbeets...coined the term "Transeurasian" to refer to this large group of geographically adjacent languages, which share a significant number of linguistic properties and include at most 5 linguistic families: Japanic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic.)
Johanson, Lars. A Yakut copy of a Tungusic viewpoint aspect paradigm, 2014 (via BrillOnline Bibliographies): author abstract (The basic element, the aorist, is a formal verbal category which seems common to the Transeurasian (Altaic) languages.)
Altaic languages, written by R.I. Binnick in Encyclopedia Britannica website, viewed February 6, 2019: (Altaic languages, groups of languages consisting of three language families (Turkic, Mongolian, and Manchu-Tungus) that show noteworthy similarities in vocabulary, morphological and syntactic structure, and certain phonological features. Some, but not all, scholars of those languages argue for their genetic based on putative systematic sound correspondences, while the consensus among general linguists is that this hypothesis is at best speculative and by no means proven.)
Not found inEthnologue, viewed October 17, 2018