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What are the origins of the Spanish language?


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The Spanish language developed mainly from Latin.75% of the Spanish language is Latin in origin. The other 25% is mainly from Arabic. In the Americas, the native languages have had a huge influence on the language. The are hints of Germanic influence (mainly from Visigoth). Influence from Basque and Celtic languages is debatable. French has had a small effect on Spanish.
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