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



Covers the "East-Asia" reference area, composed of sets not covered in any phylozone, part of the "wider Altaic" hypothesis (with languages of geozone 44=).

Comprising 3 sets of languages (= 11 outer languages) spoken by communities around the Sea of Japan, mainly on the Korean peninsula and the Japanese archipelago.

Including 2 arterial languages: [45-A] Hankukmal (Korean); [45-C] Nihongo (Japanese).

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