When did the Latin language stop being common language?

Answer As the Roman Empire grew, Latin evolved into several regional dialects, which eventually became the Romance languages (Spanish, French and Italian) after the empire fell. What became known as Vulga... Read More »

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Where did the Latin language come from?

Latin is is part of the Indo-European family of languages. Spoken by a tribe from ancient Italy in a region near Rome called Latium, it later became the official language of the Roman Empire.Refere... Read More »

How old is the Latin language?

The most ancient version of Latin is more than 2,000 years old. This is referred to as Old Latin. Since then, Latin has experienced many minor permutations in pronunciation, grammar and syntax. A f... Read More »

What is Latin the language of?

Latin is an ancient language that has no native speakers anymore; however, the Vatican officially adopted Latin. As Latin was spoken during the Roman Empire, it influenced many of today's languages... Read More »

Where did the language Pig Latin come from?

The origin of Pig Latin remains unknown. Although several forms of Pig Latin exist, the universal rule requires you move the first consonants to the end of the word, then add the "ay". The language... Read More »