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accent Alemanni appeared Arabic Aragon Armorica Barbarian Basque became bilingualism borrowings Carolingian Castilian Catalan Celtic chancelleries characteristics Christian classical Latin common conquest consonants corresponding culture Dante declensions dialects disappeared divergence domain eighth century eleventh century emphasise England Europe evolution example existed expressed fifteenth century fifth century final form-words fourteenth century France Frankish French Gaul Germanic languages grammar Greek Gregory of Tours High German historians Iberian languages Iberian peninsula important Indo-European inflexion influence Italian Italy king kingdom langue d'oc later linguistic literary language literary Latin literature Low German middle modern morphological Norman Occitan Old English origin Ostrogoths phonetic poem poetry prepositions preserved problem proto-Germanic races region religious Romance languages Romania Rome Saxon social Spain spoken language spoken Latin Strasbourg Oaths syllable syntax texts thirteenth century tion traditional translated triumphed twelfth century verb Visigoths vocabulary vowels vulgar tongue words writing written wrote