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It's a well known concept that there were 70 nations and 70 original languages. Is there any agreement about which ones they were/are? I found this which lists the nations, but I'm interested in languages also, and knowing if there is disagreement about this issue among the commentators.

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also see answers to this question –  Charles Koppelman Oct 8 '13 at 15:47
    
Well, in France they speak French; in Spain they speak Spanish; I assume in Almodad they spoke Almodadese. –  Double AA Oct 8 '13 at 19:24
    
Can you source how you know there were precisely 70 "original" languages? What do you even mean by "original"? –  Double AA Oct 8 '13 at 19:25
    
@DoubleAA The link I gave above from the Jewish Encyclopedia gives these sources:(Soṭah 36b; "Yalḳ. Re'ubeni," section "Miḳḳeẓ," p. 71b).(Shab. 88a; Ex. R. v.; comp. Acts ii. 5).(Tosef., Soṭah, viii.).(Sanh. 17a; comp. Meg. 73b; Men. 65a). –  ike Oct 8 '13 at 19:37

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