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This is a list of languages spoken in regions ruled by Balkan countries. With the exception of several Turkic languages, Hungarian, and Circassian, all of them belong to the Indo-European family. A subset of these languages is notable for forming a well-studied sprachbund, a group of languages that have developed some striking structural similarities over time.


Indo-European languages


Romance languages

Slavic languages

Western South Slavic

Transitional Dialects

Eastern South Slavic

Indo-Aryan languages

Uralic languages

Turkic languages

Ibero-Caucasian languages

Extinct languages

These are extinct languages that were once spoken in the Balkans

See also


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