greenkrokodilla 2018-11-05 18:14:19>
Actually, you may be surprised to learn that Russian (as well as the majority of Slavonic languages) are the «true» historic languages — in contrast to the languages of Western Europe.
Spanish, French, Portuguese are not «historic» in one basic sense — they are »barbarized Latin», i.e. the
English is not much better. Belonging originally to Germanic tribes, it first got simplified a lot («pidginized»), and then accepted thousands and thousands (may be more than 10000 by now) of Latin words, both directly from the Roman occupiers, and
Russian and other languages of the tribes, descending from the original carrier of the R1a
And that is the basic, most important difference — not a
… if you can see what I mean.