Is Arabic the oldest language in the world?

Thu, Aug 2023
Bard AI

no, it is not. The oldest language in the world is Sumerian.

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No, Arabic is not the oldest language in the world. While it is an ancient language with a rich history, dating back to at least the 4th century AD, there are many languages that predate Arabic. The oldest known languages include Sumerian, Egyptian, and Akkadian, which were spoken in the Middle East and North Africa thousands of years before Arabic came into existence. Other ancient languages include Sanskrit from India, Ancient Greek from Greece, and Old Chinese from China. It's important to note that determining the "oldest" language can be challenging because many ancient languages evolved gradually from even older forms of communication that were never written down. Therefore, our understanding of linguistic history is often based on written records, which only exist for a fraction of human history. Arabic is one of the oldest living languages still widely spoken today and it has had a significant impact on many other languages. It's also the liturgical language of Islam and one of six official languages used by the United Nations.
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