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Romance language most similar to Latin.

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krog
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 Message 41 of 42
12 August 2009 at 4:38pm | IP Logged 
I've just read 'Die Romanischen Sprachen' by Rainer Schlösser (C.H.Beck, 2001, ISBN 3-
406-447678), and his opinion is that Sardinian is the closet language to Latin, and
that Corsican is a Tuscan dialect.
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vilas
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 Message 42 of 42
13 August 2009 at 9:11am | IP Logged 
Corsica hè un'isula di u mare Mediterraniu, a quarta più isula grande dopu à Sicilia, Sardegna è Cipru. (corsu)
La Corsica è un'isola del mare Mediterraneo, la quarta isola più grande dopo la Sicilia la Sardegna e Cipro (italiano)

Here you can see how Corsican is close to Italian . Corsican is closest to the middle age Italian.

Roumanian is a slavic-roman language , more slavic than latin .
I don't understand it at all , spoken or written .

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