DDC - 400 - Language
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Dewey Decimal Classification System
400 Language 400 Generalities
  • 400 Language
  • 401 Philosophy & theory
  • 402 Miscellany
  • 403 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 404 Special topics
  • 405 Serial publications
  • 406 Organizations & management
  • 407 Education, research, related topics
  • 408 Treatment of language with respect to kinds of persons 
    • 408.9 Treatment of language with respect to specific racial, ethnic, national groups
  • 409 Geographical & persons treatment
410 Linguistics
  • 410 Linguistics
  • 411 Writing systems
  • 412 Etymology, word origins
  • 413 Dictionaries
  • 414 Phonology
  • 415 Structural systems (Grammar)
  • 416
  • 417 Dialectology & historicl linguistics
  • 418 Standard usage; Applied linguistics
  • 419 Verbal language not spoken or written
420 English & Old English
  • 420 English & Old English
  • 421 English writing system & phonology
  • 422 English etymology, word origins
  • 423 English dictionaries
  • 424
  • 425 English grammar
  • 426 
  • 427 English language variations
  • 428 Standard English usage
  • 429 Old English (Anglo-Saxon)
430 Germanic languages German
  • 430 Germanic languages; German
  • 431 German writing system & phonology
  • 432 German etymology
  • 433 German dictionaries
  • 434
  • 435 German grammar
  • 436 
  • 437 German language variations
  • 438 Standard German usage
  • 439 Other Germanic languages
440 Romance languages French
  • 440 Romance languages; French
  • 441 French writing system & phonology
  • 442 French etymology
  • 443 French dictionaries
  • 444
  • 445 French grammar
  • 446 
  • 447 French language variations
  • 448 Standard French usage
  • 449 Provençal & Catalan
450 Italian, Romanian languages
  • 450 Italian, Romanian, Rhæto-Romanic
  • 451 Italian writing system & phonology
  • 452 Italian etymology
  • 453 Italian dictionaries
  • 454
  • 455 Italian grammar
  • 456 
  • 457 Italian language variations
  • 458 Standard Italian usage
  • 459 Romanian & Rhæto-Romanic
460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
  • 460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
  • 461 Spanish writing system & phonology
  • 462 Spanish etymology
  • 463 Spanish dictionaries
  • 464
  • 465 Spanish grammar
  • 466 
  • 467 Spanish language variations
  • 468 Standard Spanish usage
  • 469 Portuguese
470 ltalic languages, Latin
  • 470 Italic languages; Latin
  • 471 Classical Latin writing system & phonology
  • 472 Classical Latin etymology
  • 473 Classical Latin dictionaries
  • 474
  • 475 Classical Latin grammar
  • 476 
  • 477 Old, Postclassical, Vulgar Latin
  • 478 Classical Latin usage
  • 479 Other Italic languages
480 Hellenic languages, Classical Greek
  • 480 Hellenic languages; Classical Greek
  • 481 Classical Greek writing system & phonology
  • 482 Classical Greek etymology
  • 483 Classical Greek dictionaries
  • 484
  • 485 Classical Greek grammar
  • 486 
  • 487 Classical Greek language variations
  • 488 Classical Greek usage
  • 489 Other Hellenic languages
490 Other languages
  • 490 Other languages
  • 491 East Indo-European & Celtic languages 
    • 491.6 Celtic languages
    • 491.7 East Slavic languages; Russian
    • 491.8 Slavic languages
  • 492 Afro-Asiatic languages; Semitic 
    • 492.4 Hebrew
  • 493 Non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic languages
  • 494 Ural-Altaic, Paleosiberian, Dravidian
  • 495 Languages of East & Southeast Asia 
    • 495.1 Chinese
    • 495.6 Japanese
    • 495.7 Korean
    • 495.9 Annam-Muong, Mon-Khmer, Thai languages
  • 496 African languages
  • 497 North American native languages
  • 498 South American native languages
  • 499 Miscellaneous languages