This is a list of languages arranged by the approximate dates of the oldest
existing texts recording a complete sentence in the language. It does not include
The oldest written language, period, is Sumerian. Due to later languages being
written in cuneiform, we can transliterate and to some degree translate this l...
Well, that's an awkward question to ask - kind of like, which is the oldest species.
Language evolves similarly in many ways, and changes perpetually, so it'...
What is the "oldest language"? In my opinion, we don't know the answer to this
question, although some people will give one anyway. Here are some criteria ...
By Robert Wilde , About.com GuideMarch 7, 2009
Experts at Reading University have identified what they believe are some of the oldest
words in the English language
still in use. “One “ is only a little younger. This article from the BBC explains the theory behind the ... More »
Feb 10, 2015 ... Trying to determine the world's oldest language is like trying to get a definitive
answer on the greatest Doctor in Doctor Who history: There's a ...
Jan 18, 2015 ... There are about 6000 languages that exist today. Language began thousands of
years ago and determining the oldest of them is a hot debate.
Oldies and goodies: Check out our list of the ten oldest languages in the world. ...
Tamil, a language spoken by about 78 million people and recognized as an ...
Oct 25, 2012 ... The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied ... This is
a writing system - and not a spoken language - so there's no ...
May 17, 2013 ... ... in 30 years ago but in tamilnadu oldest temples have Navagrahangal which
are 400 years ... Old Tamil was the original Dravidian Language.