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Etymology: The DNA of Words

The word “etymology” comes from the Latin word “etymologĭa” and also the Greek word “ἐτυμολογία,” which is composed of “ἔτυμος étimos” (true sense”), and “λογία”

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Spectacular Vernacular

Before the beginning of the Middle Ages, Latin was the language used by educated persons to transmit their knowledge, both religious and academic. Even after

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A Not-so-Dead Language

A few weeks ago we talked about Latin and some of its expressions that persist until today, even in daily use. In the title of

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What Are False Friends?

The great thing about exploring a Romance language (French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and others) is the many similarities one will find amongst certain words in

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Difficult Languages

It is easier for a person who speaks a Latin-derived language to learn to speak another language that shares the same Latin roots since they

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