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Some thought it came from Turkish and some thought it came from mouth pantomime Where did language really come from Well from what has been read nobody really knows Sure threre are plenty of theories but if famous Greek philosophers like Pythagoras or Plato couldnt figure it out But do not lose hope of anyone figuring it out Many thought the language might have come from people hearing an animal and then imitating the sound that the animal made and making a word But what if these sounds sounded differently to different people In english a rooster says cock-a-doodle-doo but in French a rooster says cocorico and in Italian a rooster says chichhirichi I think thats a pretty good theory because sounds could make many words like splishsplashcrashbashsmash etc By then youd think neanderthals with larger headsbrains then people today wouldve gotten the idea and formed words for everything In many ways language is referred to as a tree because one laguage comes from another language and branches off to another language and so on As an example Ill take a branch from the indo-European tree Latin comes from Italic From latin there Romanian Catalan Portugugese Spanish Italian French and Provecal About 6000 years ago a tribe of people living in the Eurasion Plian north of the Dneipr river in what is now Ukraine spoke a language from which all languages of todays Europe and India developed It is called Indo-European As the original tribe expanded a few parts of it moved father and father away from the original central language developing their own dialects Without TV or radio to keep everyone in contact eventually those dialects changed so much that they became different languages The original language contained a word that had three varients Those varients are pt-pet-pot which meant something like fly or flow or both These forms probably have something to do with tenses like the ones in EnglishBut the relation broke
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