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1267.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL), 1997  
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Contents >> Chapter 2. Classification structure >> Broad and narrow groups

1 Northern European Languages
11
Celtic
12
English
13
German and Related Languages
14
Netherlandic and Related Languages
15
Scandinavian

2 Southern European Languages
21
French
22
Greek
23
Iberian Romance
24
Italian
25
Maltese
29
Other Southern European Languages

3 Eastern European Languages
31
Baltic
32
Finnic
33
Hungarian
34
East Slavic
35
South Slavic
36
West Slavic
39
Other Eastern European Languages

4 Southwest Asian and North African Languages
41
Iranic
42
Middle Eastern and North African Languages
43
Turkish and Central Asian Languages

5 Southern Asian Languages
51
Dravidian
52
Indo-Aryan
59
Other Southern Asian Languages

6 Southeast Asian Languages
61
Burman
62
Hmong-Mien
63
Mon-Khmer
64
Tai
65
Western Austronesian Languages
69
Other Southeast Asian Languages

7 Eastern Asian Languages
71
Chinese
72
Japanese
73
Korean
79
Other Eastern Asian Languages

8 Australian Indigenous Languages
81
Northern Aboriginal
82
Central Aboriginal
83
Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal
84
Torres Strait Island
85
West Coast Aboriginal
86
Eastern Aboriginal
87
Australian Creoles

9 Other Languages
91
American Languages
92
African Languages (Excluding North Africa)
93
Oceanic Austronesian Languages
94
Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles
95
Papuan Languages
96
Invented Languages
97
Sign Languages




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