TIL that speakers of the Altaic language family (Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Turkic) all share a common genetic heritage associated with the independent domesticatiom of Millet in the Far East

Read more: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-04108-8#ref-CR35

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  1. Your summary is not correct. the languages listed are not a family.
    ” Transeurasian denotes a large group of geographically adjacent languages stretching across Europe and northern Asia, and includes ***five uncontroversial linguistic families***: Japonic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic”

    Also as written the title states the ancient people share DNA with millet a grain.

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