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is Albanian a partially latinized language?
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2017, 01:07:02 PM »
Seems to be mixed views on how much influence latin had on Albanian.
Well Albanian for the most part is a Paleo-Balkanic language not a Romance language, but there was some Latin influence which is normal since the Romans invaded and took over our lands for many years, although as i said we are not fully latinized it's just that there was some linguistic influence but not enough for it to be considered a romance or "Partially Latinized" like English for example which is basically half Germanic and half Romance but still it's classed as Germanic.
Well this is my opinion on it.

Thats what I meant :) How much did the Roman empire influence it?  Many argue its partially latinized while Vlach is latinized.

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is Albanian a partially latinized language?
« Reply #16 on: March 07, 2017, 05:02:04 PM »
Seems to be mixed views on how much influence latin had on Albanian.
Well Albanian for the most part is a Paleo-Balkanic language not a Romance language, but there was some Latin influence which is normal since the Romans invaded and took over our lands for many years, although as i said we are not fully latinized it's just that there was some linguistic influence but not enough for it to be considered a romance or "Partially Latinized" like English for example which is basically half Germanic and half Romance but still it's classed as Germanic.
Well this is my opinion on it.

Thats what I meant :) How much did the Roman empire influence it?  Many argue its partially latinized while Vlach is latinized.
They influenced it by bringing Latin to the Balkans

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is Albanian a partially latinized language?
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2017, 11:02:13 PM »
Shume palidhje me duket se thojne se kena aq shume fjale prej latinishtesh. Sepse asnje linguist nuk e din qfar fjale ka pase Shqipja/ilirishtja para se me ardhe romaket me sondu ilirine. Dhe e dijme prej arkeologjise dhe historise se illiret kan kolonizu ne italy parase me ardhe romaket ne ballkan. Dhe perveq asaj, edhe "paleoballkanet" kan kolonizu ne itali dhe i kan ndiku njerzit atje. Dhe athere roma eshte kone vetem qytet i vogell i parandsishem. Dmth iliret pa problem kan muajt romakeve(se jan kone ma te jocivilizuar) me ju dhone do fjale, dhe ato fjale kan muajt masnej mu zhvillu ndryshe ndryshe te iliret dhe te romaket(dhe te messapians for that matter).
So there i nothing to say that older and modern scholars think that the romans gave the illyrians words, and not the other way around. Because after all, the romans did write their language before us albanians, so they automatically think that the roman must have given us the words.
But as we all know, albanians did not fall from the sky, and we have colonized italy several times during prehistory. The word peshk could as well be from illyrian as from latin. So how can it be that we dont get credited for giving the romans some words, or at least why dont we get the benefit of the doubt?
That is because no one gives us anything in this world. Duhem me marre vet.

Perqata shume me gezon me pa se ka shqiptare si ju se mbledhni dije per kaluaren tone. Se krejt kjo dije nje dite ka mu kone arme e forte per shqiptaret
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« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2017, 11:13:45 PM »
Sigurisht i kena marre do fjale. Aty pajtona. Veq po du me thone se ka chanc se do prej fjaleve se thuhet se i kena marre prejt latinishtet, ne fakt nuk i kena marre, por i kena pase do fjale gati te njejta si romaket, dhe perqata nuk kena pas nevoj mi heke ato fjale, sepse e kan koptu njeri tjetrin. Dhe ket kuptimin mes veti mes ilireve dhe romakeve(only in some words of course) pe bazoj ne faktin se ballkani plot here e ka kolonizu italine para se mu bo romaket te fuqishem, dhe se ato kolonizime ndoshta i kan qu do fjale ballkanike ne italy.

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is Albanian a partially latinized language?
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2017, 01:37:40 PM »
I would say its heavily Latinized, but still it has its own original core and syntax.
« Last Edit: November 22, 2017, 03:57:45 PM by Dema »