Language Families—Tracing Indo-European
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Story of Human Language
Taught by Professor John McWhorter | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Linguists have reconstructed the proto-language of the Indo-Europeans by comparing the modern languages. Applying this process, we learn the Proto-Indo-European word for sister-in-law that was spoken 6,000 years ago.