Classical Hebrew is not an Indo-European language. Modern (Israeli) Hebrew has however been described as a language with Semitic morphology and Indo-European (specifically: Yiddish) phonology and syntax.
Is Arabic Indo-European language?
Persian and Arabic belong to two different language families; Indo- European and Semitic respectively. … Thousands of words are shared between Persian and Arabic, although each of them belongs to a distinct language family.
What is the root language of all languages?
Latin is the origin of some European languages e.g. French, Italian, Spanish etc (the Romance languages). However, Latin is closely related to other Indo European Languages and shares many words with the majority of present-day languages.
Is Greek older than Hebrew?
The Greek language is the oldest language in Europe, spoken since 1450 years before Christ. … The Hebrew language is about 3000 years old.
Is Aramaic still spoken?
Aramaic is still spoken by scattered communities of Jews, Mandaeans and some Christians. Small groups of people still speak Aramaic in different parts of the Middle East. … Today, between 500,000 and 850,000 people speak Aramaic languages.