How is it that people have their own language and how do they make these languages and understand them?

For example, the Philippines originated a language called Filipino. There are dialects like Tagalog, Ilocano, Visayan and more. SO to make it clearer, how do they know what that word means and how they created the dialects.

Asked By: Fire Foe - 5/5/2006
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It all started waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back to biblical days... More
Answered By: DAVE - 5/8/2006
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bricka bracka boop that means "silly question, foolish one" in my language
Answered By: boris - 5/5/2006
ano ba yan? it goes back to history and to start things off mankind was predicted to have come from java(present day, indonesia) and centuries of survival through climate and associations, most of these people headed into different directions on earth, thus forming their own culture, thus involving a change in language... More
Answered By: smokin_speed00 - 5/5/2006
each word represents an object or action or the like. the word bed represents the thing we sleep on. so does la cama in spanish. the sound of "bed" represents that thing so it is the same for any language.
Answered By: Admiral Weasel - 5/5/2006
Languages naturally change over time, and some of those changes are adopted and perpetuated. Often, different groups adopt different changes, leading to the formation of different dialects. (I won't go into the reasons they adopt different changes right now.) After some period of time, when two groups adopt... More
Answered By: drshorty - 5/6/2006
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