Jay Jasanoff

Diebold Professor of Indo-European Linguistics and Philology
Department of Linguistics
Harvard University

Indo-European

Indo-European linguistics is the branch of historical linguistics that studies the early history of the IE languages, particularly in relation to their reconstructed common parent, Proto-Indo-European (PIE). Click below for information about the makeup of the IE family, the current "look" of PIE phonology, morphology, and syntax, and the problem of locating the "real" Indo-Europeans in space and time. Some suggestions for further reading are also provided.

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