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Over the last couple of decades, the Internet has slowly seeped into and transformed the everyday life of about half of the population on this planet. Its pervasive influence reaches also into the world of language. Understandably, such widespread technology reroutes some of language into its domain, much like its predecessors did. Of course, the […]

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As the other Romance languages, Catalan developed from Latin. More specifically, the version of Latin spoken on the Iberian peninsula. The variants of Latin preferred by the commoners and spoken in the various corners of the empire were called Vulgar Latin. Over time, Vulgar Latin (the non-standard kinds) changed into the several members of the […]

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As is the case with most languages spoken natively in the region today called “China”, Cantonese is among the Sino-Tibetan languages. It is a major language spoken in southeastern China. Actually, calling the collection of languages spoken in China “Chinese” is almost like saying French, Italian, and Romanian are actually Latin since the differences in […]

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Norwegian belongs to the North Germanic group of Indo European languages. It has been highly influenced by the country’s union with Sweden and especially Denmark throughout history. Waves of immigrants and influence from English-speaking countries are right now changing the Modern Norwegian language in an interesting way. Regardless of the ongoing influence that has continued […]

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The idea that language shapes the way we think about the world seems almost self-evident. After all, aren’t all of our thoughts filtered through our native language? And it would stand to reason, in that case, that the filter of language itself creates a different life experience for the speakers of different tongues. Indeed, that […]

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Even today, mysteries remain common in the world of languages and one of the biggest of these is the origin of the world’s language isolates. The term refers to languages such as Basque, Korean, and, up until recently, also included Japanese that have no demonstrable living (or dead) ancestors, so their history and origins remain […]

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