Old English
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or Anglo-Saxon is an early form of the English language that was spoken and written by the Anglo-Saxons and their descendants in parts of what are now England a...
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The Lord's Prayer in Old English from the 11th century
I am reading The Lords Prayer in Old English from the 11th century. In standardised West Saxon literary dialect of Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon). Loc...
Latin influence in English
English is a Germanic language, having a grammar and core vocabulary inherited from Proto-Germanic. However, a significant portion of the English vocabulary comes from Romance and Latinate sources. Es...
Latin influence in English - Wikipedia
Brittonicisms in English
Brittonicisms in English are the linguistic effects in English attributed to the historical influence of Brittonic speakers.The Romano-British inhabitants of England after the Anglo-Saxon influx and p...
Old English phonology
Old English phonology is necessarily somewhat speculative since Old English is preserved only as a written language. Nevertheless, there is a very large corpus of the language, and the orthography app...
Anglo-Saxon runes
The Anglo-Saxon runes (also Anglo-Frisian), also known as futhorc (or fuþorc), is a runic alphabet, extended from the Elder Futhark from 24 to between 26 and 33 characters. They were used probably fr...
Anglo-Saxon runes - Wikipedia
Old English Latin alphabet
The Old English Latin alphabet—though it had no standard orthography—generally consisted of 24 letters, and was used for writing Old English from the 9th to the 12th centuries. Of these letters, 20 we...
Phonological history of English
The phonological history of English describes changing phonology of the English language over time, starting from its roots in proto-Germanic to diverse changes in different dialects of modern English...
Phonological history of English - Wikipedia
Phonological history of the English language
The phonological history of English describes changing phonology of the English language over time, starting from its roots in proto-Germanic to diverse changes in different dialects of modern English...
Anglo-Saxon linguistic purism
Linguistic purism in the English language is the belief that words of native origin should be used instead of foreign-derived ones (which are mainly Romanic, Latin and Greek). "Native" can mean "Anglo...
Inkhorn term
An inkhorn term is any foreign borrowing (or a word created from existing word roots by an English speaker) into English deemed to be unnecessary or overly pretentious.
An inkhorn is an inkwell ma...