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"The crowd speaks in English."

Translation:Turba anglice loquitur.

October 31, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carissa789117

Cicero: Nunc domum ire velim.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dduuoo1234

Why is there a word for English in Latin?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danielconcasco

Because Latin has been in continuous use since the fall of the Western Roman Empire. There are many words in Latin that don't seem "ancient".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christophi911505

Good question, since England did not exist unlil many centuries after Rome left Britannia.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jairapetyan

Even now, scholars add words to Latin that didn't exist at the time that it was a spoken language... "computer" for example. You can listen to the news in Latin, produced in Vatican City. They need all the "new" words. https://www.vaticannews.va/en/podcast/vatican-radio-news-in-latin/2020/03/vatican-radio-news-in-latin-07-03-2020.html


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tankenbahwl

so, the word for the language is capitalised for spanish, but not english?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jairapetyan

Yes, it appears they are inconsistent. But your comment is surprising since you don't bother to follow standard English punctuation yourself. ;)

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