Latin’s Grandmother Tongue

Making headlines today in the field of linguistics is this fascinating approximation of what Proto-Indo-European (PIE) might have sounded like.  Of course, there’s really no way to verify its authenticity (as all of the native speakers of PIE are long gone), but it does offer an interesting glimpse into some of the phonetic influences that may have eventually descended into Latin.

Is This How Our Ancestors Sounded? Linguist Recreates Proto-Indo-European Language (AUDIO)

 

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