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:
> âAfrikaans was considered a Dutch dialect until the late 19th century, when it
> began to be recognised as a distinct languageâ¦â
> Are there any languages that one could consider ânewâ than Afrikaans?