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Re: Now We Are Free - Latin?
• Posted by: Ryuu
• Date: Sunday, July 9, 2006, at 2:34 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Now We Are Free - Latin? (Guillermo)

> Hi. Im from Spain and i now a little of Latin. I think lisa does not sing
> in Latin, its just an invented languaje. She usually does that in her Dead
> Can Dance songs. Some of those great vowel sounds don't exist in English,
> but maybe they can be written phonetically in some other languages...

The language used is not Hebrew, and its not made up either. The type of Latin that we have nowadays is book Latin, the Latin used by scholars and such. The language used here is the equivalent of street or gutter Latin. Its what the normal people of Rome would have spoken.

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