non-Indo-European

adjective
non-In·​do-Eu·​ro·​pe·​an | \ ˌnän-ˌin-dō-ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ən How to pronounce non-Indo-European (audio) \

Definition of non-Indo-European

1 : not of, relating to, or being Indo-Europeans non-Indo-European populations
2 : not of, relating, to, or being the Indo-European languages non-Indo-European loanwords

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non-Indo-European noun
If a peripheral Indo-European tribe had a dustup with neighboring non-Indo-Europeans, it had to win on its own, more or less. — Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending

First Known Use of non-Indo-European

1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of non-Indo-European was in 1874

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nonindividual

non-Indo-European

noninductive

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“Non-Indo-European.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-Indo-European. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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