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Melvil Decimal System: 89X

Wording: Literature > Other Languages

Dewmoji: 📚 > 🗨

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,463
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,837
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
80
By Topic
75,504
📚
81
American And Canadian
418,287
🍁
82
English
214,460
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
83
German
67,985
🇩🇪
84
French
52,541
🇫🇷
85
Italian
22,273
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
31,518
🇪🇸
87
Latin
5,369
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,603
🇬🇷
89
Other Languages
34,252
🗨
890
Other Languages
496
891
Literature of other Indo-European languages
16,891
892
Middle Eastern
3,706
893
Literature of Egyptian, Coptic and North African languages
141
🐊
894
Altaic, Finno-Ugric, Uralic and Dravidian literatures
2,260
895
East Asian
8,507
🈯
896
African
830
🐘
897
North American
244
🦃
898
South American
210
🍠
899
Other Literature: Pacific Islands, Basque, Artificial Languages, Georgia, Mesopotamia
967

Works under MDS 89X

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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
297.4Religion > Other Religions > Islam, Babism, Bahai Faith > Sufi, Mysticism17.8231
491.6Language > Other Languages > Other Indo-European Languages > Celtic10.5179
294.39Religion > Other Religions > Religions of Indic origin > Buddhism > Buddhism - Branches and schools8160
952.0Biography and History > Asia > Japan7.6130
952Biography and History > Asia > Japan7.1220
491.7Language > Other Languages > Other Indo-European Languages > Russian6.5110
294.34Religion > Other Religions > Religions of Indic origin > Buddhism > Buddhism - practice6.2161
491Language > Other Languages > Other Indo-European Languages5.1344
294.3Religion > Other Religions > Religions of Indic origin > Buddhism4.8543
951.0Biography and History > Asia > China and Korea4.5156
181Philosophy and Psychology > Ancient, medieval and eastern philosophy > Oriental4.3206
294Religion > Other Religions > Religions of Indic origin4.1832
297Religion > Other Religions > Islam, Babism, Bahai Faith3.8426
296.4Religion > Other Religions > Judaism > Rites, Services, Practice3.8134
951Biography and History > Asia > China and Korea3.3303
947.0Biography and History > Europe > Russia and Eastern Europe [also, more Finland] > Russian & Slavic History by Period3.2183
947.08Biography and History > Europe > Russia and Eastern Europe [also, more Finland] > Russian & Slavic History by Period > 1855-2.8122
947Biography and History > Europe > Russia and Eastern Europe [also, more Finland]2.8276
299Religion > Other Religions > By Region/Civilization2.7271
398.20Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature2.7227

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