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47 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-19 21:54
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Easy way to illustrate is the fact that japanese is one of the few widely spoken languages that never stemmed from another and has no transitional languages, only a straight line of japanese. That kind of culture hasn't left
You're forgetting the large influence that Chinese has had on Japanese in terms of vocabulary. As much as they tout contempt for Chinese, their own vocabulary is comprised of a large fraction of kango.

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