Name the Language Family

For each language given, name the language family that it belongs in. All but one of the top 9 language families has more than one language listed here.
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Last updated: October 14, 2012
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Arabic
Afro-Asiatic
Yoruba
Niger-Congo
Brahui
Dravidian
Azerbaijani
Altaic
Malay
Austronesian
Wu
Sino-Tibetan
English
Indo-European
Zulu
Niger-Congo
Vietnamese
Austro-Asiatic
Jinyu
Sino-Tibetan
Hebrew
Afro-Asiatic
Uzbek
Altaic
Igbo
Niger-Congo
Khmer (Cambodian)
Austro-Asiatic
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Tamil
Dravidian
Tagalog
Austronesian
Portuguese
Indo-European
Santali
Austro-Asiatic
Turkish
Altaic
Min
Sino-Tibetan
Malayalam
Dravidian
Indonesian
Austronesian
Swahili
Niger-Congo
Amharic
Afro-Asiatic
Mandarin
Sino-Tibetan
Hindi
Indo-European
Telugu
Dravidian
Oromo
Afro-Asiatic
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Kazakh
Altaic
Khasi
Austro-Asiatic
Javanese
Austronesian
Spanish
Indo-European
Shona
Niger-Congo
Japanese
Japanese
Uyghur
Altaic
Kannada
Dravidian
Bengali
Indo-European
Sunda
Austronesian
Tay
Austro-Asiatic
Hausa
Afro-Asiatic
Yue (Cantonese)
Sino-Tibetan
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Level 56
Feb 15, 2017
Altaic is no longer considered a valid family. Those four examples are all Turkic.
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Level 32
Feb 23, 2020
I think 'Japanese' is not a proper name for the family. The family is usually called Japonic.