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Baltic
Ethnicity:Balts
Geographic
distribution:
Northern Europe
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
Subdivisions:
Western Baltic †
Eastern Baltic
Dnieper Baltic †
ISO 639-5:bat

The Baltic languages are part of the Balto-Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family. Baltic languages are mostly spoken in the Baltics, around the Baltic sea.

Branches

There are three branches of Baltic languages. Two are extinct.

Western Baltic languages †

Eastern Baltic languages

Dnieper Baltic languages †

  • (Eastern) Galindian (the language of the Eastern Galindians, also known by its name in Lua error in Module:Unicode_data at line 290: attempt to index local 'data_module' (a boolean value).) †[1]

(† – extinct language)

References

  1. Dini, P.U. (2000). Baltų kalbos. Lyginamoji istorija. Vilnius: Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos institutas. pp. 61. ISBN 5-420-01444-0 .