Where did japanese come from?

stone-l

i know that japan created japanese, but who created it? and when. thanks

J742129

Here's an article from BYU: http://linguistics.byu.edu/classes/ling450ch/reports/japanese.htm Enjoy!

Camille-W1

I don't know!

Camille-W1

Look it up!

Camille-W1

Lol

Camille-W1

The internet!!!!

Camille-W1

hope this helps!

Tony-S10

I have always wanted to know how different Japanese was before Kanji was introduced and they changed words for the Chinese pronunciation. It is clear it is influenced a lot by the Chinese language and a mix of its own native words. 

Nick Hoyt

I guess that makes sense that a language would be heavily influenced by others way back then in the more formative years, like when they were importing the Chinese writing system. 

ClaudiaR13

That is a very interesting article!  Thanks.
 

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