Indo-European languages The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred related languages and dialects. There are about 439 languages and dialects, according to the 2009 Ethnologue estimate, about half (221) belonging to the Indo-Aryan subbranch. It includes most major current languages of Europe, the Iranian plateau, and the Indian Subcontinent, and was also predominant in ancient Anatolia. With written attestations appearing since the Bronze Age in the form of the Anatolian languages and Mycenaean Greek, the Indo-European family is significant to the field of historical linguistics as possessing the second-longest recorded history, after the Afro-Asiatic family. Indo-European languages are spoken by almost 3 billion native speakers, the largest number by far for any recognised language family. Etymology History of Indo-European linguistics Franz Bopp, pioneer in the field of comparative linguistic studies. Gaston Coeurdoux and others made observations of the same type.
No Regrets: 15 Ways To Make Sure You Die Happy What does it mean to die happy? It means to have lived a life with few regrets, filled joyful experiences and memories, amazing people, and to have lived with purpose. The question is: How do we do that? Well, I’m glad you asked. It’s not easy; it’s complicated. Here’s a guideline consisting of 15 tips that can help you live and die with a smile on your face: 1. Too much of any good thing ends up being a bad thing. You will enjoy each slice a little less than the last. 2. When I say as much as possible, I don’t mean that literally. Usually, we say no, not because we have prior commitments, but because we are either too afraid or too lazy to say yes. 3. As a human being, you can express yourself either physically or vocally, without having to use other external media. 4. Not only is laughing healthy for you, it also feels amazing. 5. There is so much to see in the world that by staying in one place, you truly are doing yourself an injustice. 6. 7. Your priorities are up to you. 8. 9. 10.
10 Qualities Every Alpha Male Should Look For In A Girlfriend Alpha men and women are those who shape the world. They are our leaders, our trendsetters, our troublemakers and our innovators. Without them, the human race could not progress. Being an alpha male is great in many ways and depressing in countless others. Finding an ideal girlfriend is never easy… but for alpha males, it’s even more difficult. 1. There isn’t much alpha males values over loyalty — they are pack leaders and expect those they lead to commit and stay loyal to them. 2. Alpha males aren’t brutes. Alpha males often fall into the habit of finding women who value superficial things over intellect. 3. Alpha males are driven by passion, by their wants, needs, goals and dreams. This is often why they have such a difficult time finding women with whom they wish to share their lives — few can keep up. 4. Living life as an alpha male isn’t easy — in fact, it’s much more difficult. 5. Control is the magical ingredient that turns dreams into reality. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Why?