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15,000-Year-Old Words We Still Use

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  1. Many European languages derive from Latin, which originates from a language called Proto-Italic. 00:32

  2. Linguists believe that if you go back 9,000 years, you will find completely differently languages because languages evolve. 01:04

  3. Who, give, this, what, mother, hand, black, ashes, bark, not, and I are all words that are believed to be at least 15,000 years old. 01:48