R: Re: O membranza, sì cara e fatal...
|Date:||Monday, August 28, 2000, 11:34|
> Leo Caesius wrote:
> > So, while Italian is by no means an international auxiliarylanguage,
> > it has its uses and has left its imprint. Even if we were not to judge
> > Italian on its many aesthetic and cultural qualities, there would be no
> > shortage of reasons for which Italian will continue to thrive
> No, there's no doubt about that. But I wouldn't be so sure about the
> "dialects", what are actually distinct languages like Neapolitan orVenetian.
> I wouldn't be surprised if these languages died out in the next century orso.
This is sad, but true.