5 months ago

Influence of Chinese Language

Influence of Chinese Language

Influence of Chinese Language

The Chinese language has spread to neighbouring countries through a variety of means. Northern Vietnam was incorporated into the Han empire in 111 BCE, beginning a period read more...



6 months ago

Modern French

Modern French

Modern French

For the period up to around 1300, some linguists refer to the oïl languages collectively as Old French (ancien français). The earliest extant text in French is the Oaths of Strasbourg from 842; O read more...



6 months ago

Geographical distribution of Spanish Language

Geographical distribution of Spanish Language

Geographical distribution

Spanish is the primary language of 20 countries worldwide. It is estimated that the combined total number of Spanish speakers is between 470 and 500 million, making it the second read more...



6 months ago

Standard German

Standard German

Standard German

Standard German originated not as a traditional dialect of a specific region but as a written language. However, there are places where the traditional regional dialects have been replaced read more...



7 months ago

English Language Classification

English Language Classification

English Language Classification

English is an Indo-European language, and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Most closely related to English are the Frisian languages, and Englis read more...



8 months ago

Names of Korea

Names of Korea

Names of Korea

There are various names of Korea in use today, derived from ancient kingdoms and dynasties. The modern English name Korea is an exonym derived from the Goryeo period and is used by both Nort read more...



8 months ago

History of Spanish language

History of Spanish language

History

The Spanish language evolved from Vulgar Latin, which was brought to the Iberian Peninsula by the Romans during the Second Punic War, beginning in 210 BC. Previously, several pre-Roman languages (a read more...