See also: vulgärlatin
- (linguistics, historical) The Latin language as spoken by the Roman people, as opposed to Classical Latin as written in formal literature until approximately the 4th century AD. Developed into Proto-Romance and descendant languages in the Early Middle Ages.
- (varieties of Latin) Latin; Classical Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin, Late Latin, Low Latin, Medieval Latin, New Latin, Old Latin, Recent Latin, Renaissance Latin, Vulgar Latin
the Latin language as spoken by people