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Origin Of Japanese Language

arnadstephen

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Japanese may have evolved from another ancient Korean language, Koguryo


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World's Farmers Sowed Languages as Well as Seeds
By NICHOLAS WADE



The Science article endorses a bold suggestion for the origin
of Japanese. The writers say it is derived from the language
of rice farmers who arrived from Korea around 400 B.C.
and spread their agriculture northward from a
southern island, Kyushu. Modern Japanese is not at all
like Korean. But Korea had three ancient kingdoms, each
with its own language. Modern Korean derived from the
ancient Sillan. Japanese may have evolved from another ancient Korean language, Koguryo, the article says.

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Golgo_13

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When you listen to some northern Japanese dialects being spoken, they sound like Korean to me. The intonation sounds very similar.
 
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