A descendant of Japheth.
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Japhetite (in adjective form Japhethitic or Japhetic) in Abrahamic religions is an obsolete
Japheth (Hebrew: יֶפֶת Yép̄eṯ, in pausa יָפֶת Yā́p̄eṯ; Greek: Ἰάφεθ Iápheth; Latin: Iafeth, Iapheth, Iaphethus, Iapetus), is one of the three sons of Noah in the Book of Genesis, where he plays a role in the story of Noah's drunkenness and the curse of Ham, and subsequently in the Table of Nations as the ancestor of the peoples of the Aegean Sea, Anatolia, and elsewhere. In medieval and early modern European tradition he was considered to be the progenitor of European and, later, East Asian peoples.
Indo-European studies is a field of linguistics and an interdisciplinary field of study dealing with Indo-European languages, both current and extinct. The goal of those engaged in these studies is to amass information about the hypothetical proto-language from which all of these languages are descended, a language dubbed Proto-Indo-European (PIE), and its speakers, the Proto-Indo-Europeans, including their society and mythology. The studies cover where the language originated and how it spread. This article also lists Indo-European scholars, centres, journals and book series.
In linguistics, the Japhetic theory of Soviet linguist Nikolay Yakovlevich Marr (1864–1934
with the parallel terms Hamites and Japhetites. In archaeology, the term is sometimes used
of the world – Semites and Japhetites. The appellation Hamitic was applied to the Berber, Cushitic
of the Caucasus during the 1910s before embarking on his "Japhetic theory" on the origin of language (from 1924
, romanized: Gamér) was the eldest son of Japheth (and of the Japhetic line), and father of Ashkenaz
is the first son of Gomer, and a Japhetic patriarch in the Table of Nations. In rabbinic literature
Biblical terminology for race
of the world's races into Semites, Hamites and Japhetites was coined at the Göttingen School