Latin was king of the world -- the language of international communication, scholarship, and science. Jules Suzdaltsev investigates in today's Seeker Daily report. Latin is now considered a dead language , meaning it's still used in specific contexts, but does not have any native speakers. Sanskrit is another dead language. In historical terms, Latin didn't die so much as it changed -- into French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian. These are known as the Romance languages -- "Rome" is the root term -- and while other tongues developed from Latin, these are the most common.
All five of these languages incorporate grammar, tenses and specific intricacies from Latin. Not coincidentally, each language developed in former territories of the Western Roman Empire. When that empire failed, Latin died, and the new languages were born. Part of the reason that Latin passed out of common usage is because, as a language, it's incredibly complex.
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An extinct language is a language that no longer has any speakers, especially if the language has no living descendants. In contrast, a dead language is "one. What is a dead language, and is it really worth learning one? Plus advice on how you can practise speaking a dead language.
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