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For example, the inovative and inventive language of William Shakespeare, and the enforced standardisation in the 19c and early 20c. As to Chinese and Japanese, I leave that to someone else.
Latin is far from being the origin of most languages, but forms the basis of the Romantic languages of Europe.
It could be argued that pidgins are 'formulated' in some sense, although they seem to arise spontaneously without much deliberate designing or planning being involved on the part of their speakers.
Finally, if you're looking for an origin for Chinese, you have to specify which of the many languages labelled 'Chinese' you're talking about - although Chinese people are in the habit of calling them 'dialects', some of the varieties labelled in this way are so different that we can equally well think of them as languages in their own right.
Sometimes you need a 4 digit year for software, or a teacher asks for a certain style in a paper, or you need to include the day of the week for instance... A BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR A BOOK(MLA STYLE) First, you must write the authors name.
NOOKS AND CRANNIESIf the origin of most languages is Latin, what is the origin of Latin? And what is the origin of the far eastern languages such as Chinese and Japanese?
To answer your first question, Latin belongs to a very broad family of languages which we call "Indo-European", and which we assume spread prehistorically from the emerging cultures of India and the Middle East.
It has some affinity with Greek (which was the language of one of the most important Mediterranean cultures of classical times), and as it grew from the distinct language of the district of Latium, it would have absorbed elements of Etruscan and the Celtic languages of ancient Italy.
computer languages, or invented spoken languages like Esperanto).
More convincingly it has been called a creole or pidgin of Anglo-Saxon and Norman French.
Sometimes, in the development of a language such as ours, we can spot historical events which influenced it.
The first question is invalid: Latin isn't the origin of most languages.
Vulgar Latin was the ancestor of a number of European languages (the Romance languages French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, etc.), but these constitute only a tiny minority of the world's 7,000-odd languages, even if between them they are spoken by a sizeable minority of people alive today.