Estonian is not a Baltic language


by Ulf on December 17th, 2008 (Permalink)

Somehow -and with Wikipedia you never know how, really- I was looking at language families and this wonderful image of their distribution across the Earth. Noticing the green color for Estonia I looked it up and -lo!- it’s a Uralic language like Finnish and Hungarian, not Baltic like its location might suggest. You learn something new every day… To prove that you know your way around languages, surf over to Sporcle.com and take the test – what are the most spoken languages?


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