Indo-Iranian language

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Noun1.Indo-Iranian language - the branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups
Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Indo-European - the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Indic, Indo-Aryan - a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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Asko Parpola, "Pre-proto-Iranians of Afghanistan as Initiators of Sakta Tantrism," Iranica Antiqua 37 (2002): 233-324 [244], and "From the Dialects of Old Indo-Aryan to Proto-Indo-Aryan and Proto-Iranian," in Indo-Iranian Languages and People, ed.
But the language tree also revealed evidence of a period of rapid divergence giving rise to Italic, Celtic, Balto-Slavic and possibly Indo-Iranian languages at about the time of the Kurgan expansion.
Among the speakers of non-official mother tongues, those who speak Greek suffer the most, followed by Chinese, then by Ukrainian and by other Indo-Iranian languages.

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