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Spanish – A Brief Overview, Part 2

Spanish – A Brief Overview, Part 2

Spanish Dialects Spanish evolved from Vulgar Latin and was also influenced by Arabic and some Germanic languages. It evolved ‎from the idiom spoken in the north-central part of the Iberian Peninsula. In its early written records, it is often ‎referred to as Old Spanish, becoming Modern Spanish starting in the 16th century. Linguists have not […]


Spanish – A Brief Overview, Part 1

Spanish – A Brief Overview, Part 1

  Spanish (or Español) or Castilian (or Castellano) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. The term ‎Spanish is generally used by Spaniards when referring to their language in contrast to other foreign languages, ‎though they prefer to use the word Castilian (spoken by 74% of Spain’s population) when distinguishing their idiom ‎from other […]