indo-european indo-european


  1. (n) a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European
  2. (n) the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
  3. (adj) of or relating to the Indo-European language family
  4. (adj) of or relating to the former Indo-European people


  1. India's Last Telegram Will Be Sent in July

    A stamp for the Indo-European Telegraph, circa 1967 (Shutterstock/ rook76 ) In 1850, the British inventor William O'Shaughnessy -- who would later become famous for his early experiments with medical cannabis ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The greening of the West

    West is just a point on the compass, there to the left as you face north. But throughout history, the west has been associated with freedom and fresh starts. Explorers, dreamers, iconoclasts, and opportunity seekers have always followed the sun. The west has tugged at the imagination since the earliest epochs of Indo-European migration.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News


  1. With these aims in mind, President Kalam said that he hopes to begin "three important Indo-European missions which can contribute to global peace and prosperity."
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source: Parlamento Europeo (Comunicado de prensa)

  2. Aravinda Chakravarti, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, wrote in a commentary for Nature: "Greater ANI ancestry is significantly associated with Indo-European speakers and with traditionally 'higher' caste membership. This...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Johns Hopkins Source: Times Online

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