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Re: Newest natlang?

From:deinx nxtxr <deinx.nxtxr@...>
Date:Saturday, September 27, 2008, 23:56
> [] On Behalf Of Philip Newton
> > I remember reading somewhere that many japanese words are > chinese borrow words, so one could consider japanese a branch > or "dialect" of chinese > > Yes, in much the same way that English is a branch or > "dialect" of French. > > (Borrowing doesn't change genetic classification.)
And nowadays Japanese is doing most of its borrowing from English.