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Family Tree Theory

  • Definition: Theory formulated by August Schleicher that says that languages change in regular recognizable ways and that similarities among languages are due to a "genetic" relationship among them.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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