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  1. Romance languages - Wikipedia › wiki › Romance_languages

    23 hours ago · The Romance languages (less commonly Latin languages, or Neo-Latin languages) are the modern languages that evolved from Vulgar Latin between the third and eighth centuries. They are a subgroup of the Italic languages in the Indo-European language family .

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  3. Latin - Wikipedia › wiki › Latin

    1 day ago · Latin (latīnum, [laˈt̪iːnʊ̃] or lingua latīna, [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈt̪iːna]) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium.

  4. International Phonetic Alphabet - Wikipedia › International_Phonetic_Alphabet

    1 day ago · The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin script.It was devised by the International Phonetic Association in the late 19th century as a standardized representation of speech sounds in written form.

  5. Phoenician alphabet - Wikipedia › wiki › Phoenician_alphabet

    1 day ago · The Phoenician alphabet is also called the Early Linear script (in a Semitic context, not connected to Minoan writing systems), because it is an early development of the pictographic Proto- or Old Canaanite script, into a linear, alphabetic script, also marking the transfer from a multi-directional writing system, where a variety of writing ...

  6. Aldus Manutius - Wikipedia › wiki › Aldus_Manutius

    23 hours ago · Five italic words were printed in St. Catherine of Siena in 1500 and in 1501 an Opera by Virgil was the first completed book in italic type. [53] [54] A falling out between Manutius and Griffo brought Griffo to leave and supply other publishers with the italic type originally commissioned by the Aldine Press.

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    1 day ago · Graeco-(Armeno)-Aryan is a hypothetical clade within the Indo-European family, ancestral to the Greek language, the Armenian language, and the Indo-Iranian languages. Graeco-Aryan unity would have become divided into Proto-Greek and Proto-Indo-Iranian by the mid-third millennium BC.

  8. Deus - Wikipedia › wiki › Deus

    23 hours ago · Deus (Classical Latin: , Ecclesiastical Latin: [ˈd̪ɛː.us]) is the Latin word for "god" or "deity".Latin deus and dīvus ("divine") are in turn descended from Proto-Indo-European *deiwos, "celestial" or "shining", from the same root as *Dyēus, the reconstructed chief god of the Proto-Indo-European pantheon.

  9. princeps - Wiktionary › wiki › princeps
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    From Proto-Italic *priisemokaps by syncope. Surface etymology: prīmus (“first”) +‎ -ceps (“catcher”).

    (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpriːn.keps/, [ˈpriːŋ.kɛps]
    (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈprin.t͡ʃeps/, [ˈprin̠ʲ.t͡ʃɛps]

    prī̆nceps (genitive prī̆ncipis); third-declensionone-termination adjective 1. first, foremost 2. chief, distinguished

    prī̆nceps m (genitive prī̆ncipis); third declension 1. leader, first man 1.1. Consortionis Populorum Princeps 1.1.1. Headof the Commonwealth 2. principalperson 3. author, originator, founder, head 4. chief, director 5. prince, sovereign 6. (military, as plural) company or division of the second line of soldiers

    princeps in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    princeps in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis(augmented edition, 1883–1887)
    princeps in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
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