Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the reconstructed common ancestor of the Indo-European language family. No direct record of Proto-Indo-European exists; its proposed features have been derived by linguistic reconstruction from documented Indo-European languages.
- c. 4500 – c. 2500 BC
Secondo la linguistica comparativa, la lingua protoindoeuropea (o, ambiguamente, lingua indoeuropea) è la protolingua da cui discendono tutte le lingue indoeuropee.
- με (me)
I protoindoeuropei, talvolta chiamati, ambiguamente, indoeuropei, sono la presunta popolazione preistorica caratterizzata dal parlare la lingua protoindoeuropea, che, all'incirca 5000 anni fa, migrò dall' Eurasia centrale in Europa, Asia occidentale, Asia centrale e subcontinente indiano.
The Proto-Indo-Europeans are a hypothetical prehistoric ethnolinguistic group of Eurasia who spoke Proto-Indo-European (PIE), the reconstructed common ancestor of the Indo-European language family. Knowledge of them comes chiefly from that linguistic reconstruction, along with material evidence from archaeology and archaeogenetics .
The proposed Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) is the reconstructed common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, spoken by the Proto-Indo-Europeans. From the 1960s, knowledge of Anatolian became certain enough to establish its relationship to PIE.