Languages

Faliscan

Fact corner

Introduction

The Faliscan language, the extinct language of the ancient Falisci, forms, together with Latin, the group of Latino-Faliscan languages. It is preserved in about 100 short inscriptions, dating from the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC, and is written in a variety of the Old Italic alphabet derived from the Etruscan, and written from right to left, but showing some traces of the influence of the Latin alphabet.

The Verb

Sample

 FOIED UINO PIPAFO CRA CAREFO

Translation: "Today I will drink wine; tomorrow I will do without"

Verb:

  • pipafo I will drink
  • carefo I will do without

References

Verb Wiki

Verbix Website

edit SideBar

Copyright Verbix 1995-2016