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Re: Newest natlang?

From:Jake B <blookerboy95@...>
Date:Saturday, September 27, 2008, 21:23
I remember reading somewhere that many japanese words are chinese borrow words,
so one could consider japanese a branch or "dialect" of chinese

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From: Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>

> I was doing a little reading on Wikipedia and found the following: > > “Afrikaans was considered a Dutch dialect until the late 19th century, when it > began to be recognised as a distinct language…” > > Are there any languages that one could consider “new” than Afrikaans? > > Scotto


Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>