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Latin was the official language of the empire. It has influenced many languages in the continent of Europe, many of which are the major languages of the world.

The languages that come from Latin are described as the Romance Languages, the main ones are:

French, Spanish, Italian, and Romanian.

However, many languages show influence of Latin, though not being considered a Romance language. One great example would be English. English is considered a Germanic language, but is a mix of Germanic and French, thus indirectly influenced by Latin.

There is also the Latin Alphabet, which is used by most languages spoken in Europe (Germanic and Romance).

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What is the romans connection to Latinos in us?

If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.If you mean the United States by "us", the letters should be capitalized otherwise the "us" becomes a pronoun meaning "you and me". But to answer your question, the only connection between Latinos and the Romans is their language. Spanish is one of the languages derived from Latin, the language that the Romans spoke.


How did Romans influence the Celtic language?

In Gaul the presence of Roman settlers and centuries of interaction with the Romans thoroughly latinised the Celtic languages there. So much so that French is a Romance language, that is a language that is derived from Latin. Elements of the original Celtic language still remain. The same can be said of languages of the Celts who lived in some parts of Spain.


What do Romans speak?

The Romans spoke Latin and they took the language with them as they expanded. At least five major European languages are based on Latin. These languages are known as the Romance languages--Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Romanian. English too, has a strong Latin influence, although is is not actually a "grandchild" of Latin.


In the fields of art and literature Romans were greatly influenced by the culture of whom?

Romans were greatly influenced by the culture of Greece.


In the fields of art and literature Romans were greatly influenced?

Palestine

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What country did the French language come from?

France. It's a combination of languages; mostly Latin, influenced by the Germanic language of the Gauls, by the Celtic of the people before the Gauls, and by the Germanic language of the Franks who replaced the Romans.


What is the importance of the language of the Romans?

As the Romans spread their empire, they took their language with them. Latin was their language and it is the base of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Romanian. The English language, although not one of the Romance languages, is influenced by Latin, due to the Norman French takeover. Latin is also widely used in present day medicine and law.


How did the roman language influence everyday life in Greece or rome?

The Roman language was Latin. Of course the everyday language of Rome was based on the language of the Romans. Latin heavily influenced the Languages if Italy, Gaul (France), Hispania (Spain) Lusitania (Portugal) and Dacia (Romania). So much so that the modern languages of these countries are derived from Latin. Latin probably influenced the languages of other areas of the Roman Empire, but these were replaced by languages of the the conquests and large scale immigrations of Germanic peoples, Slavs and Arabs into areas of the Roman Empire. Latin was also the language of administration throughout the empire. Latin influenced the everyday life of Greece only in so far as it was the language of administration. It did not influence the Greek language. The Romans elites received an education in both Latin and Greek and were fluent in Greek.


Why are Modern Western European languages written in the Roman alphabet?

They were all influenced by the Romans.


What language did the Romans bring into Britain?

Latin.


What year did the french language get discovered?

I don't believe it was ever truly discovered. It has its roots in the latin brought by the Romans when they invaded in 59 AD. The germanic tribes that invaded after the fall of the empire brought their own languages that influenced the language already present.


What language was spoken before the ancient Romans?

There were many languages which were spoken in the Roman Empire before the Romans arrived, Italic languages, Etruscan, Illyrian languages, Greek, Syriac, Phoenician, Hebrew, Egyptian, Berber languages, Iberian languages, Celtic languages. etc.


Where did Portuguese come from?

Portuguese originated from Latin, which was brought to the Iberian Peninsula by the Romans. Over time, the Latin spoken in the region evolved into what we now know as Portuguese, influenced by the language of the Germanic tribes that also inhabited the area.


What was Englands first language?

England's first official language as a land was Latin, when in was conquered by the Romans.


What roman language influenced how people influenced how people speak and write today?

The Romans spoke only one language: Latin. The Romans were Latins. Western European languages have adopted and adapted the Latin alphabet. The only letters in the English language which do not come from the Latin alphabet are J, U and W. Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian are languages derived from Latin (romance languages). Many Latin words have entered English via two routes. One was that Latin was the language of the church in the Middle Ages. The other was the Norman conquest of England. French became the court language and many French words entered into the English language. These words are usually of Latin origin. Many international words in medicine, law and theology are Latin.


Did the Romans speak french?

No, the Romans did not speak French. The Romans spoke Latin, which was the official language of the Roman Empire. French is a Romance language that developed from Latin over time.


What impact did the latin language have on rome?

The language of the Romans was Latin. Western languages have adopted and adapted the Latin alphabet. The romance languages, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian are languages derived from Latin. There are many words of Latin origin in the English language due to two causes. One was that Latin was the language of the church in the Middle Ages. The other was the Norman conquest of England. French became the language of the court and many French words entered the English language. Most of these words are of Latin origin. Latin was the lingua franca of the European elites in the Middle ages and Renaissance. For many centuries, until recently, the European elites studied Latin and Greek at school. Many Latin words are used in medicine, law and theology.