- Indo-European Indo-Iranian Indo-Aryan Vedic
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Vedic is an Indo-European language and a predecessor of Sanskrit, the latter is characterized by a lower form of wealth and greater regularity (probably went directly from the Vedic Sanskrit forth by the latest set by Panini grammar about the 4th century BC was ).
The Vedic Sanskrit is now as typically represented in the Devanagari script, in contrast to the Vedic Sanskrit but is often written with an emphasis on characters and is spoken three pitches or Tonverläufe - so it has a pitch accent. The tones are referred to as Anudātta (low), Udātta (high) and Svarita (highest to lowest ). In Sanskrit, the Vedic accent was replaced (similar as in Latin ) by a derivable from the syllable lengths stress system.
A distinction is made in the Vedic language different periods: