What is the family of languages related to latin called?
Romance languages. Like 'Roman'ce languages. Cause Latin comes from the Romans
The Romance languages (Romance for Rome) are the languages that developed from Latin. They aren't considered a language family, but a branch of the Indo-European language family. As the Roman Empire expanded, Latin spread throughout Europe. The dialects of Latin in these regions, influenced by the native regional languages, slowly evolved and developed the Romance languages as we know them today:Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Romanian, etc. After the fall of the Roman Empire, Latin slowly…
Spanish is closely related to Latin. The Spanish language is one of the Romance, or Romanic, languages: this is a branch of the Italic subfamily of the huge Indo-European language family also known as PIE (Proto-Indo-European). The Italic subfamily of PIE all originate with ancient Rome, where Vulgar Latin was spoken. The main Italic - popularly called Latin - languages spoken today, in descending order of speakers, are: Spanish Portugese Italian French Romanian Catalan
It depends on what you mean. Languages that evolved from Latin are Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, and a few others. So these languages are the most closely related to Latin. But if you are talking about non-Romance languages, the language most influenced by Latin is English
Languages that developed from Latin are known as "Romance" languages. The term comes from the Latin phrase Romanice loqui, which means "to speak in Roman fashion". Languages that descended from Latin are collectively called the Romance languages, though you may also hear them referred to as the Romanic languages, Latin languages, or Neo-Latin languages. The six most widely spoken standardized Romance languages are Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Romanian, and Catalan. Some other Romance languages are…
"Romance" means, in this instance, "based on Latin, the language of the Romans," so yes, all Romance Languages are branches of the same trunk. In addition, some languages own much of their vocabulary to Latin or to another Romance Language, though they are classified as members of another family. English is one such. It's a Germanic language, but almost half of its words are from Latin.