linguistic tree reveals how most languages are connected

Minna Sundberg’s illustration maps the relationships between Indo – European and Uralic languages. The creator of the webcomic stand still. Stay silent, put the illustration together to show why some of the characters in her comic were able to understand each other despite speaking different languages. She wanted to show how closely related Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic were to each other, and how Finnish came from distinct linguistic roots.
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