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Sicel language

language

Sicel was an ancient language. It was spoken by the Sicels, a tribe that lived on Sicily. Sicel is an Indo-European language. Not much is known about Sicel because very few inscriptions have been found.

Sicel
Sicula
RegionSicily
Eraattested 6th–3rd century BC[1]
Indo-European
  • (unclassified)
    • Sicel
Language codes
ISO 639-3scx
scx
Glottologsicu1234[2]
Sicilia arcaica.jpg
Tribes of Hellenic Sicily
A drawing showing the locations of the Sicels and their neighbouring tribes in Sicily, around 11th century BC

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sicel at MultiTree on the Linguist List
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sicula". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.