Vulgar Latin

NOUN
  1. nonclassical Latin dialects spoken in the Roman Empire; source of Romance languages
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  • The vulgar Latin hath it, regnum sacerdotale, to which agreeth the translation of that place, sacerdotium regale, a regal priesthood; 93 as also the institution itself, by which no man might enter into the sanctum sanctorum, that is to say, no man might enquire God's will immediately of God Leviathan
  • In English the term beauty goes back to the French beaut√©, which in turn is derived from a conjectured vulgar Latin bellitatem, formed after the adjective bellus, which neither originally nor properly desig - nated something beautiful; pulcher and formosus had this function. Dictionary of the History of Ideas
  • Etymology: Middle English loyne, from Middle French loigne, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin lumbea, from Latin lumbus; akin to Old English lendenu loins, Old Church Slavonic ledvije Loins and determination
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