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Historia o evolución del lenguaje. // History or evolution of the language.

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Source for/availability of Spanish-language California History books? [closed]

I hope this is not an unwanted question for this forum, but I don't know where else to ask it. I would like to translate some early California history books, memoirs, letters, etc. written in Spanish ...
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Words with common roots English and Spanish [closed]

I am looking for words in Spanish that have common roots as that of English. Words like Father-Padre Mother-Madre etc. Is there any good resource on that topic.
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Translating a text from the XV century to modern Spanish

Important update: I am moving the problem of translating this document to this other thread, which is the original thread that was asked in the History SE site and has now been migrated to Spanish ...
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"Mariscal de campo" for "quarterback"

The American football position of quarterback is sometimes translated to Spanish as mariscal de campo (literally field marshal) It does not seem like this is the official translation since RAE limits ...
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What is the origin of word endings like -ducir, -vocar, -locar, -ludir, -mitir?

The word-endings -ducir, -locar, -vocar, -ludir, -mitir are quite common, each can take a lot of common prefixes to form real words, for example: conducir, producir, introducir, aducir, inducir, ...
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Is "al" a relatively new word?

I am curious about the history of the word "al". For example, was there a time when "a el" was the proper usage and "al" came later (presumably because of the slurring of speech)?

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