Brief Classification of Languages - Coggle Diagram
Brief Classification of Languages
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It also receives the name of "artificial".
When it is considered to be distinct from any modern languages.
It is listed as ancient if it went extint in ancient times.
It must have an attested literature or being well documented as a language known to have been spoken by a particular community in history.
It may not be a reconstructed language.
Inferred from historical-comparative analysis.
Languages that are no longer living.
They don't have living people that learned it as a first language.
It is listed as extinct if it has gone extinct in recent times.
A language that has still living people who learned it as a first language.
Language as a whole from the same family.
They belong to a type.
Group of languages.
Proto language of the family.
The system of human communication
Structured arrangement of sounds
Written representation into larger units
Heinle Dictionary of American English
Particular human communication