What is Eurasiatic?

  • (adj): Relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia.
    Synonyms: Eurasian

Some articles on eurasiatic:

Chukotko-Kamchatkan Languages - Relation To Other Language Families
... identifies Chukotko-Kamchatkan (which he names Chukotian) as a member of Eurasiatic, a proposed macrofamily that includes Indo-European, Altaic, and Eskimo–Aleut, among others ... assigns Gilyak (Nivkh) and Yukaghir, sometimes classed as "Paleosiberian" languages, to the Eurasiatic family ... While the Eurasiatic hypothesis has been well received by Nostraticists and some Indo-Europeanists, it remains very controversial ...
Eurasiatic Languages - Grammatical Evidence
... Merritt Ruhlen writes that Eurasiatic is supported by the existence of a grammatical pattern "whereby plurals of nouns are formed by suffixing -t to the noun ... is not found in language families or languages outside Eurasiatic ...
Eurasiatic Languages - Geographical Distribution
... Ruhlen suggests that the geographical distribution of Eurasiatic shows that it and the Dené–Caucasian family are the result of separate migrations ... older of the two groups, with the emergence of Eurasiatic being more recent ... The Eurasiatic expansion overwhelmed Dené–Caucasian, leaving speakers of the latter restricted mainly to isolated pockets (the Basques in the Pyrenees mountains, Caucasian peoples in the Caucasus ...
Classification Of Japonic - Nostratic and Eurasiatic Macrofamilies
... Further information Eurasiatic languages and Nostratic Suggestions of connections among Japanese, Altaic, and Dravidian were made by Hermann Jacobi in ... (2000–2002) argued for the inclusion of Japanese in his proposed Eurasiatic language family ... relationships among languages and reject his "mass comparison" methodology and, consequently, the Eurasiatic hypothesis ...
Eurasiatic Languages
... Eurasiatic is a language macrofamily proposed by Joseph Greenberg that includes many language families historically spoken in northern Eurasia ... The eight branches of Eurasiatic are Etruscan, Indo-European, Uralic–Yukaghir, Altaic, Korean-Japanese-Ainu, Gilyak, Chukotian, and Eskimo–Aleut ... Some proposals would group Eurasiatic with even larger macrofamilies such as Nostratic or Borean, but neither they nor Eurasiatic itself have been ...