Morris Swadesh, “The Origin & Diversification of Language”, 1968 was a linguistic science book.
The lexico-statistic method developed by Morris Swadesh is fundamental to “glotto-chronology” dating of languages. The table below shows the 50-Words of the most stable Swadesh list in glotto-chronology. This method is used to construct linguistic family trees of languages, such as Indo-European (shown above).
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