Facts and Numbers in Indo-European language revival
27 JUL 2011
Main facts and numbers of the Indo-European language Association:
- About the Association:
- We have been working
since 2004 (firstly as the Dnghu Group) on the
language revival project.
- The Association's website had a mean of 13,000 unique visitors/month during
2008-2011 according to Awstats - more than 50,000 visits/month according to Webalizer,
- Related websites like Indo-European dictionary or
Indo-European languages combined have attracted more than
double as many visits/month in the same period, since they offer dynamic content and services on Indo-European studies.
- We are joint by a mean of
5 new members/year, since we opened for membership in 2008, even though membership is still a
way to help and collaborate with the Association, and not of being helped or obtain benefits.
- Direct expenditure amounts to 300 €/month, which includes DSL, web server, domain names,
books, etc., which
covered with less than 100 €/year from Google Ads [there are currently no ads in Dnghu's websites]
and the rest from
private donations, especially from
Academia Biblos and founding members.
- About the Grammar and the Dictionary:
- More than 1,500 visits/month to the
Indo-European Grammar's website,
and roughly 1,000 downloads/month of the official
(full coloured PDF)
Grammar (other formats and external sources not taken into account).
- Some 2,000 visits/month to the Etymological Lexicon's website,
with ca. 300 downloads/month of the
official website's document,
and thousands of visits to the
- A mean of 20
printed copies/month has been sold through CreateSpace publisher alone between 2008-2011.
- The Second Edition was among the first #10,000 bestselling Books of Amazon.com International
during its first days on sale (October-November 2009).
- More than 100 copies have been
donated to university libraries and
linguistic organizations or institutions, as well as to professors.
- At least 1 full revision/year of each main work
has been made since they were first published.
Brief History of the Indo-European language revival project:
- 2004 :: First Europaio (Indo-European grammatical system) notes are taken.
- December 2005 :: Major investments are made, including technology, knowledge and
- April 2005 :: Publication of the project
Europaio: One language for the European Union,
and the grammar
Europaio: A Brief Grammar of the European language, version 1.00, with grammatical system development
in alpha phase.
- May 2006 :: The Regional Government of Extremadura and the University of Extremadura award a prize
to the project in the First Prize of Innovative Entrepreneurship in the University.
- July 2006 :: Learning trip to Barcelona subsidized by the Regional Government.
- January 2007 :: The Association is incorporated. A new concept is implemented:
European or Indo-European is preferred over Europaio to describe the language
to be revived, for clarity and usability purposes.
- February 2007 :: Proto-Indo-European etymological lexicon, version 1.00.
- March 2007 :: The Modern Indo-European grammar enters version 2.00, with Modern Indo-European
in Beta phase.
- August 2007 :: A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, version 3.00, First Printed Edition.
- November 2007 :: The grammar is prepared for sale (print-on-demand service) in Amazon, through Create Space and Lulu.
- December 2007 :: Indo-European dictionary-translator
based on OTE, with improved software
and revised vocabulary.
- January 2008 :: Proto-Indo-European etymological lexicon, version 2.00.
- February 2008 :: Membership to the Association is made available for the public.
- 2007-2008 :: The Association donates dozens of books to public libraries.
- January 2009 :: A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, pre-version 4.
- September 2009 :: Proto-Indo-European etymological lexicon, version 3.00.
- October 2009 :: A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, version 4.00, Second Printed Edition.The
Modern Indo-European grammatical system enters a stable phase.
Indo-European Language revival project milestones:
- Modern Indo-European self-learning language courses.
- Official News and Podcast in Modern Indo-European.
- Translation of the Grammar and Lexicon into Spanish, German, and French.
- Dnghu Assembly's work.
- Proto-Indo-European Foundation.