Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Family Ties
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Family Ties

Why are Indo-European languages spread so far and wide? And what do they have in common?
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The Hittite Sacred Water Temple, in what is now Konya, Turkey, consists of a large pool built on a natural water source and god and goddess figures made in relief technique on rectangular shaped rocks.

There are at least five defining features among hundreds of related languages from English to Hindi to Russian. And what does any of that have to do with the Hittites? John explains.

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Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
A podcast about language, with host John McWhorter.
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