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Pardon my French:

Introduction to language of origin – French French is a beautiful romance language that is a direct offshoot of Vulgar Latin. Due to its silent letters and nasal sounds, French is one of the most commonly used languages in Spelling Bees. The first known use of a form of French was in the year 842...
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It’s all Greek & Latin:

Introduction to languages of origin – Greek & Latin Some of the most interesting, common, and beautiful languages to learn about are Greek and Latin. They have constantly influenced each other in the evolution of the English language. Together, these languages makeup 60 percent of the English language and are very important to master in...
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German

The German language is a harsh, guttural language that is widely used in European countries.  It’s heavily used in Spelling Bees, due to the tendency for random consonants to be added, and the eccentric spelling of simple sounds. In fact, there are 7,368 German entries in the dictionary, which means there’s a significant chance that...
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Italian

The Italian language stems directly from Latin, just like other Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French. The first documents written in vernacular (the language usually spoken by the general population) date back to 960. These documents are known as the Placiti Capuani, which prove that some territories located near the city of Capua,...
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