Indo-European

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Indo-European may refer to:
  • Indo-European languages
    Indo-European languages
    The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred related languages and dialects, including most major current languages of Europe, the Iranian plateau, and South Asia and also historically predominant in Anatolia...

    • Aryan race
      Aryan race
      The Aryan race is a concept historically influential in Western culture in the period of the late 19th century and early 20th century. It derives from the idea that the original speakers of the Indo-European languages and their descendants up to the present day constitute a distinctive race or...

      , a 19th century and early 20th century term for those peoples who are the native speakers of Indo-European languages
  • Proto-Indo-European language
    Proto-Indo-European language
    The Proto-Indo-European language is the reconstructed common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, spoken by the Proto-Indo-Europeans...

    , the reconstructed common ancestor of all Indo-European languages
  • Proto-Indo-Europeans
    Proto-Indo-Europeans
    The Proto-Indo-Europeans were the speakers of the Proto-Indo-European language , a reconstructed prehistoric language of Eurasia.Knowledge of them comes chiefly from the linguistic reconstruction, along with material evidence from archaeology and archaeogenetics...

    , an ancient ethnic group speaking the Proto-Indo-European language
  • An older name for Indo people, mixed-race people of Indonesian and European descent

See also

  • Indo-European studies
    Indo-European studies
    Indo-European studies is a field of linguistics dealing with Indo-European languages, both current and extinct. Its goal is to amass information about the hypothetical proto-language from which all of these languages are descended, a language dubbed Proto-Indo-European , and its speakers, the...

    , an academic field
  • Proto-Indo-European religion
    Proto-Indo-European religion
    Proto-Indo-European religion is the hypothesized religion of the Proto-Indo-European peoples based on the existence of similarities among the deities, religious practices and mythologies of the Indo-European peoples. Reconstruction of the hypotheses below is based on linguistic evidence using the...

    , the hypothetical religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans
  • Pre-Indo-European (disambiguation)