Paleologos Save for later Saved By Diana Der-Hovanessian September 12, 1989 Save for later Saved The oldest word Some say the oldest written word in Greek was ``bread.'' Assyrians say they carved the name for ``sun'' instead. Armenians claim ``mother'' said in their tongue. Latins know the first word was ``love'' and it was sung. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?