The Open Directory Natural Languages section organizes languages according to a genetic classification.
You may submit sites to the language family category, or, if you are familiar with the topic, can be neutral and enjoy collaboration, we invite you to apply to be an editor
and build an existing or entirely new language category yourself!
Afro-Asiatic: Hebrew, Akkadian, Arabic, Coptic, Somali, Hausa, Aramaic, Maltese, Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Austro-Tai: Hawaiian, Indonesian, Tagalog, Cebuano, Javanese, Balinese, Malay, Malagasy, Thai, Lao, Fijian, Tongan, Tahitian, Samoan, Maori, Javanese
Baltic: Latvian, Lithuanian, Prussian, Suldovian
Celtic: Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Cornish, Breton, Gaulish, Irish, Manx
Finno-Ugric: Finnish, Hungarian, Estonian, Sami/Lapp, Nenets, Livonian, Karelian, Vodian, Vepsian, Cheremis, Votyak, Komi, Vogul, Ostyak, Enets, Nganasan, Selkup.
Germanic Languages: Dutch, English, German, Yiddish, Gothic, Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Frisian, Afrikaans
Hellenic: Ancient, Koine, and Modern Greek
Indo-Iranian: Farsi/Persian, Urdu/Hindi, Romany/Gypsy, Kurdish, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati
Romance: French, Italian, Romanian, Asturian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ladino, Rumansch, Catalan, Sardinian, Galician, Occitan, Valencian, Sardinian, Walloon
Italic: Etruscan, Oscan, Umbrian, Volscian, Picene, Faliscan and Latin
Sino-Tibetan: Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and any other Chinese dialect, Tibetan, Burmese, Sharpa, Miao, Yao, Hakka
Slavic: Plish, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Czech, Sorbian, Byelorussian, Ukrainian, Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavonic,
Pidgins and Creoles: Contact languages such as Tok Pisin, Krio, Rasta Patois, Kreyol, Papiamentu, Bazaar and Baba Malay, Hawaiian Pidgin, Sango, Lingala, Cajun, Michif, Chinook Jargon
Niger-Kordofanian: Swahili, Bantu, Wolof, Fulani, Zulu, Mandink, Kongo, Shiyeye, Akan, Bamileke, Ewe, Yoruba
Altaic: Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Tatar, Kazakh
Dravidian: Tamil, Telegu
Austro-Asiatic: Khmer, Muong, Vietnamese