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Salut. Answer: French is developed from Latin as it was spoken in early Rome. It is actually divided into 3 types; early french; middle french (16e - 18e century); and, modern french. Like english, modern french is heavily integrated with influences from other languages.
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The French language is descended primarily from "Vulgar Latin" and evolved from the Gallo-Romance dialects that were spoken in northern France.
French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian and Portuguese are all romance languages.
Rome. It's a form of Latin that developed, in various forms, in the area known as Gaul.
Spanish is known as the 'Language of romance.'
Salut. Answer: French is developed from Latin as it was spoken in early Rome. It is actually divided into 3 types; early french; middle french (16e - 18e century); and, modern… french. Like english, modern french is heavily integrated with influences from other languages.
The French language developed from Celtic-accented Latin. During the time of the Roman Empire, Romans conquered the land now known as France (then known as Gaul) and the…ir language eventually became the main language. The former main language, a Celtic language called Gaulish, influenced the Latin particularly in pronunciation and word order, and a small number of words (such as Creme) After the Roman Empire fell, the Latin spoken in France, Italy and Spain diverged and changed into the languages we know today.
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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. =
English is not directly descended from French, but it is heavily influenced by it. French is a romance language, meaning is is a direct descendent of Latin, the language o…f ancient Rome. English, on the other hand is a Germanic language, related to German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages. In 1066, a Norman French army invaded and conquered England. Over the next few centuries, the Old English spoken by the lower class was heavily influenced by the French-speaking rulers. As much as 60% of modern English vocabulary is traced to this French influence. However, the structure of English remained Germanic.
The French Language comes from the Latin Language of the Roman Empire which originated in Rome, Italy. It has also been influenced by German. For example, in the Passe Compose…, the same verbs take is instead of has as in the German present and past perfect.
French derives from vulgar latin.
Spanish and French words both have Latin origins, which is why a lot of their words are similar. So there may be a few Spanish words with french origins, but very few.
Ballet actually originated in Italy, but france was the first to name the steps. hope this helps