Month: October 2021

What language did Romans speak?

The modern Romance languages developed from the spoken Latin of various parts of the Roman Empire. During the Middle Ages and until comparatively recent times, Latin was the language most widely used in the West for scholarly and literary purposes. Did the Romans speak Italian? Originally Answered: Ancient Romans spoke Latin. Modern Italians speak Italian. […]

Do all languages originate from Latin?

The origin of most languages is most definitely NOT Latin, and it is not the origin of English, which comes via German and a lot of other influences (including Latin and a lot of French) from the Indo-European language group, so your language is related to languages from south Asia, notably Sanskit. Which are the […]