vulgar latin???

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vulgar latin???

Post by coffeecup » Sun May 15, 2011 11:32 pm

Ciao a tutti!

I was reading some posts on tomisimo, a spanish forum, and came upon a thread about the similarity between italian and spanish and learning one and then the other and stuff, and came across this post:
When learning Spanish, I thought knowing some Latin would be useful. Unfortunately, classical Latin vocabulary is not much use, because a lot of Spanish vocabulary is from Vulgar Latin. For example you might think that the Spanish for farm would come from Latin ager. But no, granja from Medieval Latin granica, or finca from Vulgar Latin, and so on.
what on earth is Vulgar Latin??? :shock:
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Post by polideuce » Mon May 16, 2011 7:52 am

Il latino volgare, cioè del "volgo" e quindi del popolo, è la lingua che era parlata dalle diverse popolazioni dell'impero romano; privo di una codificazione scritta, risentiva maggiormente dei substrati linguistici locali.

Il latino parlato subiva le influenze della lingua parlato localmente e si modificava di conseguenza, dando vita a forme di latino diverse da quello classico.

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Post by coffeecup » Mon May 16, 2011 11:15 pm

Mille grazie, Polideuce! :)
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