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Altaic and Related Languages?

By Martin W. Lewis | January 24, 2013 | 26 Comments

Today‚Äôs language-family maps take up the controversial issue of Altaic. Several decades ago, many linguists grouped the Altaic languages with the Uralic languages, but that thesis is no longer tenable. Now many linguists are expressing doubt about the Altaic family itself. Languages placed within this group have a number of common features, but such features seem to many experts to …

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