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French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. It is the official language of France, Belgium, Switzerland (with Italian and German), Canada (with English and Indigenous languages), and many other countries. It has an official status in numerous international organizations, including the European Union, the United Nations, the International Olympic Committee, and NATO.
French is a relatively old language, with a documented history of more than 1500 years. It is the sixth most widely spoken language in the world, with over 220 million speakers. French is also the second most studied language after English, and is taught on every continent.
Despite its long history, French has undergone significant changes in its development. It has been influenced by other languages, such as German, Italian, and English. However, it has also maintained its own distinctive features.
One of the most notable features of French is its use of liaison. This is when two words that are ordinarily not connected are joined together for grammatical or stylistic reasons. For example, the words "un garçon" (a boy) and "une fille" (a girl) are normally not connected. However, when they are used in a sentence such as "Il y a un garçon et une fille" (There is a boy and a girl), they are connected by a liaison.
Liaison is just one of the many features that make French an interesting and unique language. If you're looking to learn a new language, French is a great choice. It is a beautiful language that is spoken in many parts of the world.
Arabic is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4th centuries CE. It is now the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living in the Arabian Peninsula before the rise of Islam. Arabic is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form, Modern Standard Arabic, which is derived from Classical Arabic.
As the modern written language, Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media. The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic (fuṣḥā), which is the official language of 26 states and the liturgical language of Islam. Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the grammatical standards of Classical Arabic and uses much of the same vocabulary. However, it has discarded some grammatical constructions and vocabulary that no longer have any counterpart in the spoken varieties, and has adopted certain new constructions and vocabulary from the spoken varieties.
Much of the new vocabulary is used to denote concepts that have arisen in the post-classical era, especially in modern times. During the Middle Ages, Arabic was a major vehicle of culture in Europe, especially in science, mathematics and philosophy. As a result, many European languages have also borrowed many words from it. Arabic influence, mainly in vocabulary, is seen in European languages, mainly Spanish and to a lesser extent Portuguese, Valencian and Catalan, owing to both the proximity of Christian European and Muslim Arab civilizations and 800 years of Arabic culture and language in the Iberian Peninsula, referred to in Arabic as al-Andalus. Sicilian has about 500 Arabic words as result of Sicily being progressively conquered by Arabs from North Africa, from the mid 9th to mid 10th centuries. Many of these words relate to agriculture and related activities (Hull and Ruffino). Balkan languages, including Greek and Bulgarian, have also acquired a significant number of Arabic words through contact with Ottoman Turkish.
Arabic has also borrowed words from other languages, including Greek and Persian in medieval times, and contemporary European languages such as English and French in modern times. Classical Arabic is the liturgical language of 1.8 billion Muslims and Modern Standard Arabic is one of six official languages of the United Nations. All varieties of Arabic combined are spoken by perhaps as many as 422 million speakers (native and non-native) in the Arab world, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world.
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