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                   Tamil

It is one of the classical languages of the
   world, with rich literature spanning over
   2,000 years, making it arguably the oldest
   living language.
                 Sabian
Some claim that the Sabians is the the
 oldest faith in the world and their language
 is the oldest and most widespread among
 the world languages" writes ibn Hazm
 (994?).
         Sabian continued…
In some Islamic sources, it is written that the
  "Syriac community is the oldest amongst
  others. Adam's and his sons' language
  was Syriac, and the religion of this
  community was the Sabian faith."
    Old Testament Reference
Old Testament – Daniel and Matthew's
 Gospel. Some scholars claim Aramaic-
 Syriac to be the oldest language in the
 world. However, there are those who are
 more moderate and accept it as one of the
 oldest ones."
                Sanskrit
Sanskrit has similarities to Latin, Greek,
 and even English.

The Sanskrit language is a descendant of
 an even older language that linguists
 now call Proto-Indoeuropean (PIE).
  What is the oldest language?
It is not known what the oldest language in
   the world really is. In dealing with the Old
   Testament, we have languages such as
   Hebrew, Chaldee, Koine Greek and
   Aramaic.

				
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