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

Geosector 4= EURASIA


Geozone LS-2010 Updated

Covers the "Turkic + Manchurian" or "Altaic" reference area and hypothesis, part of the "wider Altaic" hypothesis (with languages of geozone 45=).

Comprising 3 sets of languages (= 16 outer languages) spoken by communities in Eurasia, from the European Balkans to Manchuria.

Including 1 arterial language: [44-A]: Türkçe (Turkish) with Azeri & Turkmen.

Renamed geozone in LS-2010. Called “TRANSASIA” in the 2000 print edition of the register.

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