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  1. Romance languages - Wikipedia

    Western Romance is split into the Gallo-Iberian languages, in which lenition happens and which include nearly all the Western Romance languages, and the Pyrenean-Mozarabic group, which includes the remaining languages without lenition (and is unlikely to be a valid clade; probably at least two clades, one for Mozarabic and one for Pyrenean).

    • Vulgar Latin

      Vulgar Latin or Sermo Vulgaris ("common speech"), also...

  2. Romance languages - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    The Romance languages (also sometimes called Romanic languages) are a language family in the Indo-European languages.They started from Vulgar Latin (in Latin, "vulgar" is the word for "common" and so "Vulgar Latin" means "Common Latin").

  3. Classification of Romance languages - Wikipedia

    To sum it up, the history of Latin and Romance-speaking peoples can hardly be described by a binary branching pattern; therefore, one may argue that any attempt to fit the Romance languages into a tree structure is inherently flawed. In this regard, the genealogical structure of languages forms a typical linkage.

  4. Eastern Romance languages - Wikipedia

    The Eastern Romance languages are a group of Romance languages.Today, the group consists of the Balkan Romance (also known as Daco-Romance) subgroup which comprises the Romanian language (Daco-Romanian), Aromanian language (Macedo-Romanian) and two other related minor languages, Megleno-Romanian, and Istro-Romanian; and the Castelmezzano dialect, in southern Italy.

  5. Western Romance languages - Wikipedia

    Western Romance languages are one of the two subdivisions of a proposed subdivision of the Romance languages based on the La Spezia–Rimini line.They include the Gallo-Romance and Iberian-Romance branches as well as northern Italian.

  6. Iberian Romance languages - Wikipedia

    The Iberian Romance, Ibero-Romance or simply Iberian languages, is an areal grouping of Romance languages that developed on the Iberian Peninsula, an area consisting primarily of Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra, and in southern France which are today more commonly separated into West Iberian and Occitano-Romance language groups.

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  8. Judaeo-Romance languages - Wikipedia

    Judaeo-Romance languages are Jewish languages derived from Romance languages, spoken by various Jewish communities (and their descendants) originating in regions where Romance languages predominate, and altered to such an extent to gain recognition as languages in their own right.

  9. Balkan Romance languages - Wikipedia

    The four languages—sometimes labelled as "dialects" of Romanian —developed from a common ancestor. They are surrounded by non-Romance languages. [8] Judaeo-Spanish (or Ladino) is also spoken in the Balkan Peninsula, but it is rarely listed among the Balkan Romance languages because its development was independent from them.

  10. Gallo-Romance languages - Wikipedia

    How far the Gallo-Romance languages spread varies a great deal depending on which languages are included in the group. Those included in its narrowest definition (i.e. the Langues d'oïl and Arpitan) were historically spoken in the north of France, parts of Flanders, Alsace, part of Lorraine, the Wallonia region of Belgium, the Channel Islands, parts of Switzerland, and northern Italy.

  11. Occitano-Romance languages - Wikipedia

    The Occitano-Romance or Gallo-Narbonnese (Catalan: llengües occitanoromàniques, Occitan: lengas occitanoromanicas, Aragonese: lenguas/llenguas occitanorománicas), or rarely East Iberian, is a branch of the Romance language group that encompasses the Catalan/Valencian, Occitan languages and Aragonese spoken in parts of southern France and northeastern Spain.