In a message dated 7/19/2000 5:41:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes: << This could be an interesting question. Does it remain a national language or become the community language of a religious minority. Catholic or Donatist, or maybe even Manichaean! - andrew. >> I am not sure which language you are talking about, if you mean Mozarabic, it doesn't really exist today- the Spanish part of the language took over its Arabic counterpart, and sure, a lot of Arabic words are still present, but not enough to make it a separate language from Spanish because the National Spanish Language Society in Spain adopted those Arabic words as part of the official Catilian Spanish.