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The correct English translation of this passage from a German book, please!

Taken from a book not my words. I would like to get a correct translation of this passage please!

"Die aus dem Indogermanischen stammenden indoarischen Sprachen (Sanskrit, Pali, Hindi u.a.) sind wie erwaehnt sehr eng mit dem Iranischen verwandt, das in der Antike von der unteren Donau (Skythen) bis nach Westchina (Saka) und vom Ural bis hin nach Persepolis gesprochen wurde. Ihre Verwandtschaft mit dem Rest des Indogermanischen ist daher auch geographisch nicht so weitlaeufig, wie es nun auf der Landkarte aussehen mag"

For learning: German
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    The Indo-aryan languages coming from the Indo-germanic (Sanskrit, Pali, Hindi, among other things) are used, as mentioned above, only very narrowly with the Iranian which was spoken in the antiquity from the lower Danube (Scythian) to West China (Saka) and from the Urals to Persepolis. Hence, their relationship with the rest of the Indo-germanic languages is also not so extensive geographically as it may look now on the map

    The wording of the 2nd german sentence is false. Geographical relationship doesn´t exist. There are relationship between people, relationship between languages​​, relationship between customs, but there is no such thing as relationship between geographical somewhat.The meaning of the second sentence is probably:

    The areas where Persian was spoken, were not always so far away from Europe as today. Persian was spoken to the Danube. From the Danube other Indo-European languages ​​were spoken. This language areas were adjacent and therefore not far from each other.

    Just as the language areas were adjacent, the languages ​​are neighbouring.

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