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Balto-Slavic languages

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Eastern, Southern and Northern Europe
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
  • Balto-Slavic
Balto Slavic countries.svg
Countries where the national language is:

     Eastern Slavic      Western Slavic      Southern Slavic

     (Eastern) Baltic

The Balto-Slavic language group is made up of the Baltic and Slavic languages. They are part of a large family group because they share many similarities involving the linguistic traits of the two language families that can not be found in other languages. The Balto-Slavic languages are mainly spoken in areas of eastern, northern and southern parts of Europe. The Balto-Slavic languages are daughter languages of the now extinct Proto-Indo-European.

Some of Balto-Slavic languages spoken today:

For a complete list of Balto-Slavic languages go here.