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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ANTH 2430 - Languages of the World


An introduction to the study of language relationships and linguistic structures.  Topics covered the basic elements of grammatical description; genetic, areal, and typological relationships among languages; a survey of the world’s major language groupings and the notable structures and grammatical categories they exhibit; and the issue of language endangerment. Prerequisite: One year of a foreign language or permission of instructor.



Credits: 3