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List of extinct languages of Europe

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List of extinct languages of Europe

This is a list of extinct languages of Europe, languages which have undergone language death, have no native speakers and no spoken descendant.

In some cases however, it is not known whether a language has a spoken descendant or not. For example, because of the uncertain origin of the Albanian language — aside from its being an Indo-European language — and because little remains of the ancient languages in question, there is dispute whether Dacian, Thracian or Illyrian have a spoken descendant, Albanian. And because of the scarcity of the evidence, it is not known whether Basque is a descendant of the Aquitanian language.

Although the Pomeranian language has a spoken descendant, the Kashubian language, the other dialects of Pomeranian are extinct.

Contents

  • Balkans 1
  • Caucasus 2
  • France 3
  • Italy 4
  • British Isles 5
  • Northern and Central Europe 6
  • Iberian Peninsula 7
  • Russia 8

Balkans

Caucasus

France

Italy

British Isles

Northern and Central Europe

Iberian Peninsula

Russia

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