This leaf is about the tung spoken in today's Italy. For the old tungs of Italy, of which one is Latin check Italish tungs.
Italish (Italish: italiano or lingua italiana) is a Romanish tung spoken as a mother tung by about 70 thousand-thousand folk in Italy, Malta and San Marino. Otherwise, it is spoken by some folk in Switzerland, Croatland, Sloveland and Frankrike, and by Italish inwanderers and their kin in Americksland and Southland. Italish is also one of the foremost tungs of folkspeech in Vatican Town.
Italish is a daughter tung of Latin, and of all Romanish tungs is the most akin to Latin. Among the Romish tungs, it is the most alike to Latin in wordstock. It's alikeness in wordstock with other Romanish tungs is 89 words alike for every 100 with French, 87 for every 100 with Sardinish, 85 for every 100 with Catalish, 82 for every 100 with Spanish, and 77 for every 100 with Rumanish.