New Discoveries Give Insight into Basque Language

The recent discovery of inscriptions in the Basque language dating to the 3rd century has researchers excited. Considered one of the oldest European languages, Basque has been linked to African, Caucasian or Etruscan tongues or thought to have developed on its own.

The recently-discovered text was found at a Roman site in northern Spain and has let experts identify such words as colors and verbs which were previously unknown.