Expansive and Recessive Language Families in Europe (and the World) since the Prehistoric Times Cover Image

Ekspansywne i recesywne rodziny językowe w Europie (i świecie) od starożytności
Expansive and Recessive Language Families in Europe (and the World) since the Prehistoric Times

Author(s): Bogdan Walczak
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: general linguistics; language families; language expansion; language disappearing

Summary/Abstract: The aim or the article is to show the selected tendencies in the development of the linguisticmap of the world, undergoing constant change, the result of which is some languagesspreading further, while others are not being used anymore (are dying out). In a broaderperspective, two opposing processes can be seen in this change – spreading and diminishing(expansion and recession) of the entire language families.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 12
  • Page Range: 288-297
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish