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Cornish language

Cornish is a very old language from Cornwall in the southwest of England. Cornish is a Celtic language and is very similar to Welsh and is related to Gaelic.

                                               

Croatian language

The Croatian language is spoken mainly throughout the countries of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and in the surrounding countries of Europe. Croatian grammar is the grammar of the Croatian language. The Croatian language consists of three ve ...

                                               

Dutch language

Dutch is a West Germanic language. It comes from the Netherlands and is the countrys official language. It is also spoken in the northern half of Belgium, and in the South American country of Suriname. A language known as Afrikaans was developed ...

                                               

Finnish language

Finnish is a Uralic language. It is one of the two official languages of Finland. It is also an official minority language in Sweden. Finnish is one of the four national languages of Europe that is not an Indo-European language. The other three a ...

                                               

Galician language

Galician is a modern language that is spoken in Galicia, a region of Spain in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Galician is closely related to Portuguese because they split from the same language, which is now called Galician-Portuguese or ...

                                               

Germanic languages

The Germanic languages are a branch of Indo-European languages. They came from one language, Proto-Germanic, which was first spoken in Scandinavia in the Iron Age. They are spoken by around 515 million people natively. English is the most spoken ...

                                               

Hungarian language

Hungarian is a Uralic language. The Hungarian name for the language is Magyar. The Finno-Ugric languages also include Finnish, Estonian, Lappic Sami and some other languages spoken in Russia: Khanty and Mansi are the most closely related to Hunga ...

                                               

Icelandic language

Icelandic is the language spoken by the people of Iceland. It is a Germanic language. It comes from the Old Norse language, the language spoken by the Vikings. Because Iceland is far away from other countries, the language has not changed much. I ...

                                               

Irish language

Irish, Irish Gaelic, or Gaeilge is a language spoken in Ireland. Irish is a Celtic language. This means that Irish is similar to Scottish Gaelic, Breton, Cornish, Manx and Welsh. Many people who speak Irish can understand some Scottish Gaelic, bu ...

                                               

Ladino language

Ladino is a Jewish Romance language that is very close to the Spanish language. It has many old Spanish words and Hebrew words. During the Middle Ages, many Jews lived in Spain. They were called Sephardic Jews or Sephardim in Hebrew. Forced to le ...

                                               

Lithuanian language

The Lithuanian language is a Baltic language. It is from Lithuania, spoken in a few countries in Europe, as well as in the Americas and Australia. Lithuanian and Latvian are the only remaining Baltic languages. Both languages have much in common. ...

                                               

Macedonian language

Macedonian is a Slavic Indo-European language spoken mainly in North Macedonia. Macedonian is a part of the Balkan linguistic union, which also includes Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian, Albanian and Torlakian dialect of the Serbian language. Macedonia ...

                                               

Main-Franconian

Main-Franconian is group of German dialects that are spoken in the centre of Germany, in the area known as Franconia near the river Main. In Germany most people call these dialects simply" Frankisch”. Although they have a lot in common there are ...

                                               

Languages of Malta

Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English. Maltese is the national language of Malta. Until 1934, Italian was also an official language in Malta. Most people living in Malta can talk in languages that are not native to the country, mo ...

                                               

Manx language

Manx, or Manx Gaelic, is a language spoken in the Isle of Man. It is a Celtic language of the Goidelic language family. It is in the same family as Scottish and Irish. Manx is spoken mainly by people who learn it through interest. It died out as ...

                                               

Meankieli dialects

Meankieli is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in the River Torne valley in the north of Sweden, above the Arctic Circle. It is an official minority language of Sweden. The language could be seen as a mix between Finnish and Swedish, since it has bee ...

                                               

Moldovan language

Moldovan is the official language of Moldova. It is almost the same as Romanian. The main difference is that Moldovan was written in the Cyrillic alphabet because Moldova was part of the Soviet Union until 1989. In 1989, Moldova became its own co ...

                                               

Norman language

Norman is a language spoken mainly in Normandy. It is a Romance language. It is closely related to French and is often called "Norman French". After the Norman Conquest, Norman changed the English language considerably. Forms of the Norman are st ...

                                               

Occitan language

Occitan, known also as lenga doc by its native speakers" ; French: langue doc), is a Romance language spoken in the south of France, the Occitan Valleys of Italy, the Val dAran of Catalonia and Monaco. The regions together are sometimes known uno ...

                                               

Old Irish

Old Irish was the Irish language in the Early Middle Ages. People spoke Old Irish in early medieval Ireland, before the year 1000 AD. Old Irish was a Gaelic language, and Gaelic languages like modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic came from it. People ...

                                               

Polish language

Polish is the official language of Poland. It is the most common Western Slavic language and the second Slavic language, after Russian. Polish has been an important language in Central and Eastern Europe. Polish is now spoken by over 38.5 million ...

                                               

Portuguese language

Portuguese is a Romance language. It came from Galician-Portuguese, which was first spoken in Northwestern Iberia. It then spread south and split. During the colonial era, Portuguese was also spread to Brazil and other parts of the world.

                                               

Romanian language

The Romanian language is a Romance language, meaning it comes from Latin like French, Spanish and Italian. It has 66% Latin-based words and 20% Slavic-based words. The rest are newer and come from Dacian, Turkish, Greek, or English. There are abo ...

                                               

Scottish Gaelic language

Scottish Gaelic is a Celtic language. It is commonly called just Scots Gaelic in English. It is a sister language of Irish Gaelic and Manx Gaelic; all three are Goidelic languages. These are related to the Welsh language, Cornish language and the ...

                                               

Scouse

Scouse ; sometimes called Liverpool English or Merseyside English is an accent and dialect of English beginning in the northwest county of Merseyside. It originated mostly from Irish from The Irish Potato Famine and Welsh immigrants. he Scouse ac ...

                                               

Slovak language

Slovak is the language spoken in Slovakia, a country in Central Europe. It is a language from Slavic language family. It is very similar to Czech, and Czechs and Slovaks understand each other quite well when they speak their own language. Polish ...

                                               

Slovene language

Slovene is a language. It is the official language of Slovenia. Experts estimate that 2.5 million people can understand and speak Slovene. It is a Slavic language, written for more than 1000 years. In 2004, it became an official language of the E ...

                                               

Welsh language

The Welsh language is a Celtic language and the national language of Wales, a country that is part of the United Kingdom. In Welsh, it is known as Cymraeg, or yr iaith Gymraeg, which means "the Welsh language". Welsh is still spoken throughout th ...

                                               

West Germanic languages

The West Germanic Languages are a branch of Germanic languages first spoken in Central Europe and the British Isles. The branch has three parts: the North Sea Germanic languages, the Weser-Rhine Germanic languages, and the Elbe Germanic languages ...

                                               

Giraffe

A giraffe is a mammal which lives in Africa. Giraffes have an even number of toes and are the tallest land animals. Giraffes and Okapi are the family Giraffidae, and are the only extant giraffids.

                                               

Golden mole

Golden moles are small, insectivorous burrowing mammals native to southern Africa. They form the family Chrysochloridae. They are taxonomically distinct from the true moles. They look alike because of convergent evolution. The golden moles bear a ...

                                               

Naked mole rat

The naked mole rat, is a burrowing rodent. The species is native to parts of East Africa. It is one of only two known eusocial mammals. Both species are similar in many respects. The animal has unusual features, adapted to its harsh underground e ...

                                               

Simbakubwa

Simbakubwa kutokaafrika is an extinct species of giant hyaena-like mammal. It was in the order Hyaenodonta. It was originally classified as a creodont. It lived during the early Miocene and was found in Kenya. The type specimen had been sitting i ...

                                               

Tenrec

The tenrec is a mammal of the family Tenrecidae, found on Madagascar and in parts of the African mainland. Tenrecs are varied. As a result of convergent evolution, they look like hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters. They occupy aqua ...

                                               

Arctic fox

The Arctic fox, is Vulpes lagopus. It is a small fox which lives in the Arctic. The fox is about 10-12 inches high and it weighs from 6.5 to 21 pounds.The females tend to be smaller than the males. The Arctic fox has a round body shape, short nos ...

                                               

Forest dormice

The forest dormice, genus Dryomys, are a genus of dormouse found throughout much of Eurasia. They are usually found in forests or thickets. The length of the head and body is 8–13 cm 3.1–5.1 in, and the length of the tail is 6–11 cm 2.4–4.3 in. T ...

                                               

Irish elk

The Irish elk was one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal and China. The last known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7.700 years ago. Most skeletons hav ...

                                               

Otter

Otters are animals that live near and around water. They are a part of the animal family Mustelid. A group of otters is called a "romp", because they play together and are energetic. They live in nests called holts. There are many different kinds ...

                                               

Pteropus

Pteropus is a genus of large megabats. They are commonly known as fruit bats or flying foxes. They live in the tropics and subtropics of Asia: Australia, the Indian subcontinent, East Africa, and some oceanic islands in the Indian and Pacific Oce ...

                                               

Sinodelphys

Sinodelphys is an extinct mammal from the Lower Cretaceous. It is a member of the infraclass Metatheria, the group which contains modern marsupials. To date, it is the oldest metatherian fossil known, estimated to be 125 million years old. This m ...

                                               

Steppe bison

The steppe bison, or steppe wisent, is an extinct bison. It lived on steppes in Europe, Central Asia, Beringia, and North America during the Quaternary. It is believed that it evolved somewhere in South Asia, That would mean it appeared at about ...

                                               

Tibetan antelope

Tibetan antelope, also known as Chiru is a medium sized antelope most closely related to wild goats and sheep of the subfamily Caprinae. Tibetan antelope are native to northwest India and Tibet. They live on the treeless Steppe above 5.000 metres ...

                                               

Bison

Bison are large, even-toed ungulates. They are bovines, similar to cows. They are often called buffalo, but are not closely related to African buffalo or water buffalo. Bison live in the northern part of the world. The American bison lives in Nor ...

                                               

Pine marten

The pine marten is an animal native to Northern Europe. Alternative names are European pine marten, baum marten, sweet marten. It belongs in the mustelid family, which also includes mink, otter, badger, wolverine, and weasel. Martens are small pr ...

                                               

Zwartbles sheep

Zwartbles sheep are a large breed of domestic sheep. This breed first came from Holland in the north of the Netherlands. They were used to make sheep milk as well as lamb and mutton. They were often kept in the same fields as the dairy cattle. Th ...

                                               

Beaver

A beaver is a kind of large rodent. It is semi-aquatic, meaning some of the time it lives in water, some of the time it lives on land. Beavers can only be found in North America and Europe. In Europe, they almost became extinct, but they are retu ...

                                               

Camelops

Camelops is an extinct genus of camel which lived in North America during the Pleistocene. from two million years ago to about 10.000 years ago. They were prey for the wolves, bears, lions and Smilodon. Camelops disappeared at the end of the last ...

                                               

Cottontail rabbit

Most cottontail rabbits of the genus have a short tail with a white underside that shows when they are running away. This gives them their name, "cottontails." However, this feature is not present in all cottontails. Some can be different. The co ...

                                               

Paramylodon

Paramylodon is an extinct genus of ground sloth. It was endemic to North America in the Pliocene, and to the end of the Pleistocene epoch. It lived from around ~4.9 million years ago to 11.000 years ago. Paramylodon was about 3 m 9.8 ft in height ...

                                               

Woolly mammoth

The woolly mammoth, is a species of mammoth. They were large elephants which lived during the ice ages. The animal is known from bones and frozen carcasses from northern North America and northern Eurasia. The best preserved carcasses were found ...