Balto-Slavic peoples

Balto-Slavic peoples

The term Balto-Slavic peoples is used [April M. S. McMahon "Understanding Language Change", Cambridge University Press 1994, [http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=rzisNDnvupUC&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=balto-slavic&ots=tQhIxdItQr&sig=S-PSNc_dw3sgG3yFUZKtkRGDsag#PPA3,M1 page 3] ] to describe the peoples speaking Balto-Slavic languages.

Peoples

Balto-Slavic peoples are divided into two groups - Baltic (including Lithuanians and Latvians) and Slavic, which is further divided into three subgroups: East Slavic (including Russians, Belarusians, and Ukrainians), West Slavic (including Poles, Czechs, and Slovaks), and South Slavic (including Slovenians, Croats, Bosniaks, Serbs, Montenegrins, Macedonians, and Bulgarians).

ee also

*Balto-Slavic languages

References


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