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Hellenic
Greek
Geographic
distribution:
Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Anatolia and the Black Sea region
Linguistic classification: Indo-European
  • (?) Graeco-Phrygian
    • Hellenic
Proto-language: Proto-Greek
Subdivisions:
(?) Macedonian
ISO 639-5: grk

The Hellenic languages are a branch of languages from the Indo-European language family. The main language is Greek. Many people say that Greek is the only language in the branch. Some people also say that the ancient Macedonian language is part of the branch. Others say it was simply a dialect of Greek.

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