Italian is some kind of evolved Latin, so it never "replaced" Latin, it's just that the language changed somehow over time... it's exagerated, but let's say Italian is some kind of latin.
Where does the Italian language come from?
The Italian language grew out of the interaction between speakers of the ancient Latin language and speakers of ancient local languages. That's why the Italian of one region is different from the Italian of another. As an example, Latin interacted with the Etruscan language in much of northern Italy. As another example, it interacted with the Greek language in some pockets along coastal Italy. ...
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What countries have Italian as their native language?
The countries with Italian as their official language are: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, Malta, Slovenia, and Croatia. ...
When did Italy influence the english language?
It's not so much of a question of when, but rather how. Since English isn't, and didn't originate from, a Romanic language like Spanish, French, Italian, Portugese or Romanian, there was no specific point in time where Italy heavily influenced the shaping of the English language. English has been influenced by Italy in certain subject areas such as music; for example words like, piano, soprano, and tenor. Things that are culturally Italian in origin like pizza, balcony, or fascism have also made their...
What languages are spoken in Rome Italy?
Italian is the official language of Italy, so it is the main language of Rome, although some Latin is used in the Vatican City within Rome during Roman Catholic liturgy. Rome is the capital of Italy, therefore the official language there is Italian (and Latin the official language of the Vatican City, which is inside of Rome). The Ancient Romans spoke Latin. Italian and English Italian, in ancient Rome Latin was spoken. In Rome, the capital of Italy, they speak Italian. actually Rome was founded...