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James (name)
James is the (Vulgar/Later Latin) form of the Hebrew
Hebrew
name Yaʻaqov (known as Jacob in its earlier Latin
Latin
form).[1] The name James came into the English language
English language
from the Old French
Old French
variation James[2] of the late Latin
Latin
name Iacomus. This was a Vulgar/Later Latin (proto-Romance) variant of the earlier Latin
Latin
form Iacobus, from the New Testament Greek
New Testament Greek
Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Hebrew
Hebrew
יעקב (Yaʻaqov) (Jacob). The development Iacobus > Iacomus is likely a result of nasalization of the o and assimilation of the following b (i.e., intermediate *Iacombus) followed by simplification of the cluster mb through loss of the b
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James (surname)
James is a surname with many origins.[1] Notable people with the surname include:Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y ZA[edit] A. P. T
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Azerbaijani Language
Azerbaijani (/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːni, ˌɑː-, -ˈʒɑːni/) or Azeri (/æˈzɛəri, ɑː-, ə-/), sometimes also Azerbaijani Turkic[6] or less commonly referred to as Azerbaijani Turkish,[7][8] is a term referring to two Turkic lects (North Azerbaijani and South Azerbaijani) that are spoken primarily by the Azerbaijanis, who live mainly in the Republic of Azerbaijan
Republic of Azerbaijan
and Iran.[9] North Azerbaijani and South Azerbaijani have significant differences in phonology, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and sources of loanwords.[2] North Azerbaijani has official status in the Republic of Azerbaijan and Dagestan
Dagestan
(a federal subject of Russia) but South Azerbaijani does not have official status in Iran, where the majority of Azerbaijanis live
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Alemannic German
Alemannic (German:  Alemannisch (help·info)) is a group of dialects of the Upper German
Upper German
branch of the Germanic language
Germanic language
family. The name deriv
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Amharic Language
Amharic
Amharic
(/æmˈhærɪk/[5][6][7] or /ɑːmˈhɑːrɪk/;[8] Amharic: አማርኛ, Amarəñña, IPA: [amarɨɲːa] ( listen)) is an Afroasiatic language of the Semitic branch, a member of the Ethiosemitic group. It is spoken as a mother tongue by the Amhara, and as a lingua franca by other populations residing in major cities and towns of Ethiopia
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Arabic Language
Arabic
Arabic
(Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎, al-ʻarabiyyah, [al ʕaraˈbijja] (listen) or عَرَبِيّ‎, ʻarabī, [ˈʕarabiː] (listen) or [ʕaraˈbij]) is a Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4th centuries CE.[5] It is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.[6] It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living in the area bounded by Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
in the east and the Anti- Lebanon
Lebanon
mountains in the west, in Northwestern Arabia
Arabia
and in the Sinai Peninsula. The ISO classifies Arabic
Arabic
as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form, Modern Standard Arabic,[7] which is derived from Classical Arabic
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Armenian Language
Semi-official or unofficial (de facto) status: Georgia(Samtskhe-Javakheti)[a]  Lebanon[b]  Turkey[c]  Iran Regulated byInstitute of Language (Armenian National Academy of Sciences)[17]Language codesISO 639-1hyISO 639-2arm (B) hye (T)ISO 639-3Variously:hye – Eastern Armenianhyw – Western Armenianxcl – Classical Armenianaxm – Middle ArmenianGlottologarme1241[18]Linguasphere57-AAA-a  Official language spoken by the majority   Recognized minority language   Significant number of speakers This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
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Classical Armenian Orthography
Classical may refer to:Contents1 European antiquity 2 Music and arts 3 Language 4 Science and mathematics 5 Other uses 6 See alsoEuropean antiquity[edit] Classical antiquity, a period of history from roughly the 7th or 8th century B.C.E. to the 5th century C.E
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Reformed Armenian Orthography
The Armenian othography reform occurred between 1922 and 1924 in Soviet Armenia. It was rejected by the Armenian diaspora, most of which speak Western Armenian, including the Armenian communities in Iran, which also speak Eastern Armenian
Eastern Armenian
and still use the classical orthography of the Armenian alphabet. Although it is hardly used by Armenians outside Armenia, Georgia and Russia, it is the official orthography for the Armenian language
Armenian language
in Armenia.Contents1 History 2 Opposition 3 Rules 4 Examples 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] One of the most significant and successfully achieved policies of the former Soviet Union
Soviet Union
was the rise in the overall population's literacy, which began in the early 1920s. That was most probably the urgent need that was one of the reasons for reforming the orthography
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Western Armenian Language
Western Armenian
Western Armenian
(Classical spelling: արեւմտահայերէն, arevmdahayerên)[2] is one of the two standardized forms of Modern Armenian, the other being Eastern Armenian. Until the early 20th century, various Western Armenian
Western Armenian
dialects were spoken in the Ottoman Empire, especially in the eastern regions historically populated by Armenians known as Western Armenia
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Eastern Armenian Language
Eastern Armenian
Eastern Armenian
(Armenian: արևելահայերեն arevelahayeren) is one of the two standardized forms of Modern Armenian, the other being Western Armenian. The two standards form a pluricentric language. Eastern Armenian
Eastern Armenian
is spoken in Armenia, Artsakh as well as Georgia, and by the Armenian community in Iran. Although the Eastern Armenian spoken by Armenians in Armenia
Armenia
and Iranian-Armenians are similar, there are pronunciation differences with different inflections. Armenians from Iran
Iran
also have some words that are unique to them. Due to migrations of speakers from Armenia
Armenia
and Iran
Iran
to the Armenian Diaspora, the dialect is now very prominent in countries and regions where only Western Armenian
Western Armenian
was used
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Asturian Language
110,000 (2007)[1] Spoken by:50,000 in central Asturias[2] 30,000 in western Asturias[2] 20,000 in eastern Asturias[2] 450,000 L2 speakers (1994)Language familyIndo-EuropeanItalicRomanceWesternIbero-RomanceWest IberianAstur-LeoneseAsturianWriting systemLatinOfficial statusRecognised minority language inAsturias[3] (Spain)Regulated by Academia de la Llingua AsturianaLanguage codesISO 639-2 astISO 639-3 astGlottolog astu1245[4]Linguasphere 51-AAA-caLinguistic area of Astur-Leonese, including AsturianAsturian (/æsˈtjʊəriən/; autonym: asturianu [astuˈɾjanu],[5] formerly also known as bable [ˈbaβle]) is a West Iberian Romance language spoken in Principality of Asturias, Spain. Asturian is part of a wider linguistic group, the Astur-Leonese languages
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Basque Language
Basque (/bæsk/ or /bɑːsk/;[4] Basque: euskara, IPA: [eus̺ˈkaɾa]) is the language spoken in the Basque country. Linguistically, Basque is unrelated to the other languages of Europe and indeed, as a language isolate, to any other known living language. The Basques
Basques
are indigenous to, and primarily inhabit, the Basque Country, a region that straddles the westernmost Pyrenees
Pyrenees
in adjacent parts of northern Spain
Spain
and southwestern France
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Afrikaans Language
Afrikaans
Afrikaans
(/ˌæfrɪˈkɑːns, ˌɑːfri-, -ˈkɑːnz/)[5][6] is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia
Namibia
and, to a lesser extent, Botswana
Botswana
and Zimbabwe. It evolved from the Dutch vernacular[7][8] of South Holland
South Holland
(Hollandic dialect)[9][10] spoken by the mainly Dutch settlers of what is now South Africa, where it gradually began to develop distinguishing characteristics in the course of the 18th century.[11] Hence, it is a daughter language of Dutch, and was previously referred to as "Cape Dutch" (a term also used to refer collectively to the early Cape settlers) or "kitchen Dutch" (a derogatory term used to refer to Afrikaans
Afrikaans
in its earlier days)
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Belarusian Language
 Belarus   Poland
Poland
(in Gmina Orla, Gmina Narewka, Gmina Czyże, Gmina Hajnówka
Hajnówka
and town of Hajnówka)Collective Security Treaty OrganizationRecognised minority language in Czech Republic[3]  Ukraine[4][5]  Lithuania[citation needed]Regulated by National Academy of Sciences of BelarusLanguage codesISO 639-1 beISO 639-2 belISO 639-3 belGlottolog bela1254[6]Linguasphere 53-AAA-eb < 53-AAA-e (varieties: 53-AAA-eba to 53-AAA-ebg)Belarusian-speaking world Legend: Dark blue - territory, where Belarusian language
Belarusian language
is used chiefly; Light blue - historical range[7]This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
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Bengali Language
Bengali (/bɛŋˈɡɔːli/),[6] also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা [ˈbaŋla]), is an Indo- Aryan
Aryan
language primarily spoken by the Bengalis
Bengalis
in South Asia. It is the official and most widely spoken language of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and second most widely spoken of the 22 scheduled languages of India, behind Hindi
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