Indo-European languages encompass English, Latin, Sanskrit, Greek, Hindi, Russian, Celtic, and more. Linguists believe that these tongues all descended from one ancestral language, spoken between 4500 and 2500 BC. Though there is no written record of Proto-Indo-European, or PIE, scholars have recreated many words and numbers in the language, along with their theories on pronunciations.
English, Hindi, And Greek All Came From One Proto-Indo-European Language
How Did Language Originate?
Rare audio of indigenous languages saved by invention 100 years later
Written by Curiosity Staff January 6, 2016
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