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Jäger 2015In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), DFG Center member Gerhard Jäger finds solid support for the hypothetical Eurasiatic and Austro-Tai linguistic macro-families. The study used automated computational methods used in genomics and biology to classify languages. Image: geographic distribution of language doculects used in study (copyright PNAS 2015).

 
 

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