Josh Martin

What Did Pre-English Sound Like?
What Did Pre-English Sound Like?

Have you ever heard of a language called Proto-Indo-European (PIE)? I’m betting no. It was once spoken throughout most of Europe and Asia and is the forerunner to many modern languages, including English and Farsi, but it’s no longer spoken by anyone! It was mainly used between 4,500 and 2,500 B.C., so no one today knows how to pronounce it correctly, but, University of Kentucky linguist Andrew Byrd has made what he described as a “very education approximation.” Here’s what it may have sounded like…….http://soundcloud.com/archaeologymag/sheep-and-horses

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