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For questions related to the process of vulgar/medieval Latin becoming modern Romance languages

  • For example, etymology, meaning change, sound change, etc. of words common to more than one Romance language that are not otherwise common with the same meaning in the Latin literature (e.g., horse: Latin equus, vulgar Latin caballus, French cheval, Spanish caballo, Italian cavallo, Romanian cal/calul)
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