List of extinct languages

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Origin Uncertain[edit]

  • Sumerian probably afroasiaotic
  • Kassite
  • Elamite
  • Ancient Iberian (of Iberian Peninsula)
  • Tartessian
  • Aquitanian
  • Etruscan
  • Lemnian
  • Raetic
  • Minoan (or Linear A of Crete)
  • Hattic
  • Meroitic

Indo-European Languages[edit]

Anatolian Languages (All Extinct)[edit]

  • Cuneiform Hittite
  • Hieroglyphic Hittite
  • Luwian
  • Palaian
  • Lydian
  • Lycian
  • Carian

Indo-Iranian Languages[edit]

  • Avestan
  • Ancient Persian (Cuneiform Persian)
  • Pahlavi (Middle Persian)

Italic Languages[edit]

  • Latin
  • Oscian
  • Umbrian
  • Venetic
  • Lombardian

Ancient Languages of Balkans[edit]

  • Phrygian
  • Macedonian (Not to be confused with modern Macedonian of Slavic Group)
  • Thracian
  • Illyrian
  • Dacian

Celtic Languages[edit]

  • British
  • Pictish

Hurro-Urartian Languages[edit]

  • Hurrian
  • Urartian

Afroasiatic Languages[edit]

  • Akkadian
  • Babylonian( scientists have uncovered some of the language and are speaking it)
  • Aramaic (Assyrians are one of the few left)
  • Ugaritic
  • Phoenician
  • Ancient Egyptian