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Link to Latin and English translations of same text Greek Influence on Latin Alphabet Greek Alphabet A B C D E F Z H I K L M N O P Q R S T V X C stood.

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1 Link to Latin and English translations of same text Greek Influence on Latin Alphabet Greek Alphabet A B C D E F Z H I K L M N O P Q R S T V X C stood for g I stood for both i and j V stood for both u and w Original Latin Alphabet

2 Latin and the Roman Languages Proportion of the 690 million native Romance language speakers contained by each language. All Romance languages descend from Vulgar Latin (common speech), the language of soldiers, settlers and merchants of the Roman Empire, which was significantly different from the Classical Latin of Roman literati (intellectuals).

3 Simplified Diagram of the Romance Language Family {English, though it contains many words derived from Latin roots, is not a Romance language. It belongs, along with languages such as Dutch and German, in the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.}


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