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 8= SOUTH-AMERICA



Covers the "Maipuran" ("Maipurean") or "Core Arawakan" grouping, part of the "wider Arawakan" hypothesis.

Comprising 2 sets of languages (= 50 outer languages) formerly spoken by communities in the Caribbean and spoken at end 20th century by widely scattered communities in Meso-America and South-America, from Guatemala and Belize to French Guiana and northern Brazil, Peru and Bolivia.

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