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French is a romance language. Therefore it can trace most of its words back to Latin. However, the French empire was very, very large. France had colonies across Africa and the Middle East, along with North America for a brief period. Some French words are therefore of Arabic origin. In short, Latin and Arabic.
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Yes, I am almost 100% sure french toast was originated from France. I learned this in my AP French class.
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Because the LANGUAGE derives from Latin, the actual French people come from the Romans.
Laurance is English from the Middle English and Old French personal name Lorens.
There are usually many theories for the origin of French fries, and here are two of them: The inhabitants of Namur and Andenne in Belgium had a custom of fishing and fished in… a river. However, when the river was frozen and fishing was risky, the people cut out potatoes in the shape of tiny fish, and fried them. Thus french fries were born, and became popular. American soldiers came to Belgium during World War I and tasted the fries made by Belgium. The Americans called them "French", for it was the official language of the Belgian Army. I hope it helps, and if I am ever wrong, please correct. Always put more theories.
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The French language has its roots in Latin. Here is a bit of history that will explain its origins. From about 500 BC to 476 AD, the Roman empire expanded to include much of t…he land surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The lands correspond to the the countries we now know as Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the Greek Isles, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, and all of North Africa over to GIbraltar. (I'm sure I left out a few countries - but the idea is that it surrounded the whole Med. Sea.) During the years that the Empire occupied all these lands, Latin became the common language uniting all the conquered peoples of those lands. When the Roman Empire fell (476 is a date many scholars agree on), there was no longer any mighty Roman presence to continue to govern or defend these peoples, let alone to unite them, and the various parts of the Empire splintered into their own smaller cultural groups. This was the beginning of the dark ages, a time when folks lived in much smaller circles, with little contact outside their own small feudal kingdoms. The continued to speak Latin, but because each group became more isolated from the others, the Latin that they spoke developed into different languages, which we now call the Romance languages (from Roman, not from romance). Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Catalan, and Romanian all have their roots in Latin, and each is closely related to the others. =
Early horns were less complex than modern horns, consisting of brass tubes with a slightly flared opening (the bell) wound around a few times. These early "hunting" horns were… originally played on a hunt, often while mounted, and the sound they produced was called a recheat. Change of pitch was effected entirely by the lips (the horn not being equipped with valves until the 19th century). Without valves, only the notes within the harmonic series are available. The horn was used, among other reasons, to call hounds on a hunt and created a sound most like a human voice, but carried much farther.
to be eaten i guess.
The noun would be l'original and the adjective would be original(e).
French toast was known by several other names before French toast became the common. There are early mentions of French toast. The earliest it has been traced is to a 4th cent…ury Roman cookbook. There are other early mentions from France, England, Spain, and Italy.
When I think of the French influence in the States, I think of Louisiana and of the old fur trading areas up north. I know the name of the capital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, m…eans Red Stick in English. Des Moines, St. Louis, Illinois, and Detroit came from French as well (All of their pronunciations have been altered in English).
It evolved out of the hunting horn.