Indo-European branch

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Indo-European branch by Mind Map: Indo-European branch

1. Niger-Congo family

2. Sino-Caucasin

3. Nostratic

4. Sino-Tibetan

5. Renfrew Theory- that Pronto-Indo-Euopean speakers lived 2000 years before the Kugans and lived in part of present day Turkey. Instead of military conquest, this theory suggests agricultural practices diffued the Indo-European family because the langauge spread faster through more populations growing food instead  of relying on hunting

6. Romance

7. Germanic

8. Sinitic

9. Tibeto-Burman

10. Burmese

11. Mandarin

12. Wu

13. Min

14. Yue

15. Benue-Congo

16. Yoruba

17. Igbo

18. Shona

19. French

20. Spanish

21. Portuguese

22. Italian

23. Germany

24. Kurgan Theory- that the first Proto-Indo-European speakers were Kurgan people that lived on the Russian border near Kazakhstan area. These people were herders and warrioirs that used horses as weapons and conquered much of Europe and South Asia.

25. Austric

26. Afro-Asiaitic

27. Austronesian

28. Indo-Iranian

29. Indo-Arayan

29.1. Lahnda

30. Balto-Salvic

31. English- Origin- Germanic invasion caused the Angles, Jutes, and Saxons Germanic tribes to go around Europe and influenced the language. Norman invasion caused England to be conquered by the Norman which caused a language switch from English to french and caused a drift between people. The Vikings came to England in the 9th century and they were defeated for trying to conquer the islend, but remained in the country by enriching the langauge with over 2000 words.

32. Javanese

33. Vietnamese

34. Russian

35. Ukrainian

36. Polish

37. Hindi

38. Bengali

39. Arabic

40. Farsi

41. Pashto

42. Indonesian