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What anguage did the words Neolithic and Paleolithic come from?

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Not really any language, they had words with sounds andcreated those sounds into an alphabet.


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Neolithic and paleolithic are words developed from the Greek language. Both words have =lithx as their base, "Lithos" means stone and refers to the Stone Age when tools were constructed of shaped stones (before metal was used). Paleo- means ancient and neo- means new. The paleolithic period ended about 8500 years ago, the neolithic followed and lasted until about the 4th century BCE when bronze came into use.. The chief difference was that paleolithic stone tools were chipped into shape, neolithic tools were ground and polished.

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