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Sheets, Jeff wrote:

> Do you know of any languages which derive their "nationally" used name from
> a preceding language upon which it is based?  Like if there were a language
> out there called Ezbangi, and have it directly related to Spanish (Espanol)?

French < Frankish (a German dialect)

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John Cowan      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              [log in to unmask]
        You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
                Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)