The Linguasphere Register

of the world’s languages and speech communities

The linguascale

Change sector or zone

Geosector 0= AFRICA

Phylosector 1= AFRO-ASIAN

Geosector 2= AUSTRALASIA

Phylosector 3= AUSTRONESIAN

Geosector 4= EURASIA

Phylosector 5= INDO-EUROPEAN

Geosector 6= NORTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 7= SINO-INDIAN

Geosector 8= SOUTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 9= TRANSAFRICAN


Phylozone LS-2010 Updated

Covers the "Egyptian" or "Coptic" set, part of the "Afro-Asiatic" or "Hamito-Semitic" intercontinental affinity.

Comprising 1 set (= 1 outer language formerly and perhaps still spoken by communities in Northeast Africa, along the River Nile; still in liturgical use.

Renamed phylozone in LS-2010. Called “COPTIC” in the 2000 print edition of the register.

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