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  English language - Gurupedia
English is descended from the language spoken by the Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (Vikings), that began populating the British Isles around 500 AD.
English belongs to the western sub-branch of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
List of English words of Hindi origin, List of English words of Urdu origin)
www.gurupedia.com /e/en/english_language.htm   (2597 words)

  
  Lists of English words of international origin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of English words of Australian Aboriginal origin
List of English words of Irish origin (List of English words of Gaelic origin, List of English words of Scottish Gaelic origin)
List of English words of Native American origin
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lists_of_English_words_of_international_origin   (137 words)

  
 Latin
Latin Patriarch of Antioch The Latin Patriarch of Antioch was an office established in the aftermath of the 1108 nominal...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem is one of the Latin Rite.
Latin phonemes The Roman alphabet is an adaptation of the Phoenicians.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/latin.html   (1273 words)

  
 Latin - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Moreover, in the Western world, Latin was a lingua franca, the learned language for scientific and political affairs, for more than a thousand years, being eventually replaced by French in the 18th century and English in the late 19th.
Latin is a synthetic or inflectional language: affixes are attached to fixed stems to express gender, number, and case in adjectives, nouns, and pronouns, which is called declension; and person, number, tense, voice, mood, and aspect in verbs, which is called conjugation.
However, as many as half the words in English were derived from Latin, including many words of Greek origin first adopted by the Romans, not to mention the thousands of French, Spanish, and Italian words of Latin origin that have also enriched English.
open-encyclopedia.com /Latin   (854 words)

  
 Word Play
The list of words and phrases chosen annually by Lake Superior State University as banished from the Queen's English for mis-use, over-use or general uselessness.
Lists from previous years are available in their archive to view or to print as a poster.
Word morphing is changing one word into another by changing one letter at a time with each change resulting in a valid word.
www.wolinskyweb.net /word.htm   (4506 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of English words of Arabic origin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Admiral is a word from the Arabic term Amir-al-bahr (Lord of the bay).
Jump to: navigation, search word coinage Coín (a town in Malaga province in Spain) 1¢ euro coin A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal and usually in the shape of a disc, which is issued by a government to be used as a form of...
Lists of English words from various languages The following list consists of concepts that are derived from both Islam and Arab tradition, which are expressed as words in the Arabic language.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-English-words-of-Arabic-origin   (5145 words)

  
 Sources of English Words   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Below is a list of different languages and some English words that derive from roots in those languages.
While in some cases a conclusion may be valid (e.g., Finnish has one word listed and the impact Finnish has had on English is indeed minimal), in others it may not be (e.g., Arabic has about as many words listed as Latin, but the impact of Latin on English is incomparably larger).
Words marked with a question mark (?) are of uncertain origin, but probably come from that language.
www.wordorigins.org /loanword.htm   (146 words)

  
 Latin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It is said that 80 percent of scholarly English words are derived from Latin (in a large number of cases by way of French).
Latin is also still used (drawing heavily on Greek roots) to furnish the names used in the scientific classification of living things.
Latin itself, being a very old language, is far closer to Proto-Indo-European than are most modern Western European languages; it has, in fact, about the same relationship with PIE as modern Italian or French has to Latin.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Latin.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Wordtrade.com
It presents his core material, originally published in Russian in 1948, beginning wth an outline of the main concepts and then exploring other topics, such as general propositions on an intrinsic metric; angles and curvature; existence of a convex polyhedron with prescribed metric; curves on convex surfaces; and the role of specific curvature.
He argues that the original core human social institu­tions-economy, kinship, religion, polity, law, and education-are the out­come of macrolevel forces that have generated selection pressures on human populations; and out of people's efforts to meet these pressures, they have suc­cessively created kinship, economy, religion, polity, law, and education.
The origins of the scientific paper are also likely to be found in the memoirs presented at scientific societies and selected for insertion into their proceedings.
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 KryssTal : The English Language
It is listed as the official or co-official language of over 45 countries and is spoken extensively in other countries where it has no official status.
Because the English underclass cooked for the Norman upper class, the words for most domestic animals are English (ox, cow, calf, sheep, swine, deer) while the words for the meats derived from them are French (beef, veal, mutton, pork, bacon, venison).
English belongs to the Indo-European family of languages, which is a large collection of languages with a common ancestor.
www.krysstal.com /english.html   (1240 words)

  
 Latin
English grammar is not a direct derivative of Latin grammar.
Attempts to make English grammar fit Latin rules — such as the contrived prohibition against the split infinitive — have not worked successfully in regular usage.
These words, dubbed "inkpot" words (as if they had spilled from an pot of ink), were rich in flavor and meaning.
www.askfactmaster.com /Latin   (795 words)

  
 English vocabulary words mostly from Latin Greek word origins
You will be able to literally determine the meanings of thousands of English words that you have never seen before and which are used in many fields of knowledge.
Learn how to deal with etymologies of English words and you will feel comfortable with such words—you will use new words with self-assurance, you will be able to figure out the meanings of the English vocabulary words you hear or read even if you have never heard or seen these words before.
Lists of phobias are presented with definitions and serious, as well as humorous, quotations.
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 WORDS 1.97Ed (LATIN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY) PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION
The FREQ is indicates the relative usage of the word or inflection, from indications is dictionary citations.
Natus conflicts with the fourth stem of nascor (be produced/born) and the nouns and adjectives stemming from it.
Words added from Lewis and Short, but not in OLD, have the S code, etc. All entries for which there is a Source will be found in some form in that Source, but the details of the interpretation of declension and meaning is mine.
www.users.interport.net /w/h/whitaker/wordsdoc.htm   (19023 words)

  
 English vocabulary words derived from Latin and Greek prefixes, roots, and suffixes and other dictionary info
To know the origin of words is to know how men think, how they have fashioned their civilizations.
Word history traces the paths of human relationships, the bridges from mind to mind, and from nation to nation.
Whether you are a “native speaker” or have learned English through studies, this FREE Latin-Greek Cross References will provide you with samples of Latin-Greek elements (prefixes, roots, and suffixes) that exist in English so you will have a better idea about the main parts of the important English words.
www.wordfocus.com   (1069 words)

  
 English Words of Greek Origin - Eduseek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Greek As The Basis For English Words - 350 English words that are derived from ancient Greek.
The Influence of Ancient Greek Words - An article demonstrating the frequent use of English words that are of Greek origin.
Greek Origin - A list of English words of Greek (or Latin) origin.
www.eduseek.com /navigate.php?ID=3302   (122 words)

  
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We have chosen as our Main Words, where possible, the most typical of the forms or spellings of the period of Chaucer and Piers Plowman; in Stratmann, on the other hand, the form chosen as Main Word is generally the oldest form in which it appears, frequently one of the twelfth century.
These illustrative words can be fully or partially verified by those who happen to possess all or some of the works cited, or they can safely be taken on trust, as really occurring there, any mistake being due to such authority.
The student of English who wishes to trace back the history of a word still in use can, in general, find the Middle-English form in Skeat's Etymological Dictionary, and will then be able to consult the present work in order to obtain further instances of its early use.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/1/0/6/2/10625/10625-8.txt   (9463 words)

  
 Etymology of Selected Words of Indian Language Origin
However words were rarely substituted to English words, as it happened during Old English and Middle English periods, with Latin and French words.
Rather the words that were borrowed which already had meanings were used to adorn a text or speech since it sounded different and fashionable.
This word was probably absorbed to Portuguese, when the Portuguese ruled over Goa, Bombay during the early part of the 17th century, and from Portuguese was absorbed to English.
www.wmich.edu /dialogues/themes/indianwords.htm   (3061 words)

  
 Letter L Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
List of English language television channels in India
List of English words of Australian Aborigial origin
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article List of English words of Russian origin.
www.mauspfeil.net /L_394.html   (175 words)

  
 ipedia.com: List of English words of Arabic origin Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This is a list of English language words of Arabic language origin.
See also: Lists of English words of international origin : 0-9
List of English words of Arabic origin Article - ipedia.com
www.ipedia.com /list_of_english_words_of_arabic_origin.html   (401 words)

  
 English words | Guus Bosman.nl
A clothes-spin is the English word for the Dutch knijper.
Cooties is a slang word in American English, used by children, referring to a fictional disease.
Origin: This is a shortened version of the “skinny naked truth” which comes from WW2.
www.guusbosman.nl /englishwords   (492 words)

  
 KryssTal : Borrowed Words in English
This is a collection of tables listing words from the many languages that have contributed words to English.
For some languages the word list is complete; for others (French, Greek, Latin, Arabic, Spanish) only a selection of borrowed words is given as there are so many.
The World of Words is a very readable history of the European languages, their influences, dialects and prospects for the future.
www.krysstal.com /borrow.html   (534 words)

  
 Garbl's Word Links--Spelling and Vocabulary too
An alphabetical listing of frequently used and sometimes misused words, with explanations and examples of proper usage.
A long list of standard English words that describe actions or the states of things--with the source or the present-day associations.
Focuses on four standard spelling rules: words with "ei" and "ie," words with a final "y" before a suffix, words with a final silent "e" and words with double consonants.
home.comcast.net /~garbl/writing/words.htm   (1234 words)

  
 WORDS 1.97F (LATIN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY) PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION
One difficulty is that while words may be constructed correctly, and the underlying meaning to be found from this construction, the common usage may be obscured by a formal interpretation of the parts.
An argument against a large stem list is that it increases the storage required (but this is extremely modest by current standards) and increases processing time for search of the stems (this is far offset by the processing which would be required to construct or analyze words working from a smaller stem list).
I have not directly faced this, and have few words in the dictionary yet with W. The W problem is not analogous to U/V. While W sometimes could correspond to V or UU, in most cases it is a valid letter, reflecting a Germanic origin of the word.
users.erols.com /whitaker/wordsdoc.htm   (19077 words)

  
 recent word entries at Bill Casselman's Canadian Word of the Day
Dion and Dionne: Origin of 2 Québec Surnames
Origin of surnames Abbott and McNab (revised repost)
Klondike and Yukon from Gwich'in Language; Pitcher Plant: Floral Emblem of Newfoundland and Labrador; Gorby:Muskoka Insult; Lake Mistassini Primrose; Kiack: Nova Scotia Fish Word; Manitoba Words; Toronto's Pablum, Beavertails and Ontario’s Haw-Eaters; Scrunchins and Lassy Mogs; Alberta's Hoodoo; Skookum and Chinook Jargon; Lake Huron is Racist Insult; Sockeye Salmon
www.billcasselman.com /list_of_entries.htm   (501 words)

  
 English vocabulary words for a modern age from Latin Greek word origins
English vocabulary words for a modern age from Latin Greek word origins
Some of the references are for mature readers and may not be suitable for certain participants.
The references and word groups in these groups contain English words that are derived from Latin and Greek elements with definitions and vocabulary activities that include some self-scoring quizzes for self-learning activities.
www.wordsources.info /refs-alpha.html   (207 words)

  
 The Arabic language
An adapted form of this, known as Modern Standard Arabic, is used in books, newspapers, on television and radio, in the mosques, and in conversation between educated Arabs from different countries (for example at international conferences).
Arabic words are constructed from three-letter "roots" which convey a basic idea.
You may think you don't speak Arabic but there are more words of Arabic origin in English than you might expect...
www.al-bab.com /arab/language/lang.htm   (639 words)

  
 Nautical Expressions in the Vernacular
This web page lists expressions and definitions mentioned by listswains, members of the Patrick O'Brian Mailing List, also known as the Gunroom, the origins of which are made clear by passages from O'Brian's writing in which his characters' usage explains the provenance of the phrase.
A rich and interesting repository of etymologies and sources of nautical words ultimately destined for the Oxford English Dictionary can be found at the Maritime History Citations for the OED site at the University of Minnesota at Duluth.
The OED dubiously recorded a suggestion that this was short for "injury mast", but recent dictionaries say that is probably from Old French ajurie="help or relief", from Latin adiutare="to aid" (the source of the English word "adjutant").
www.io.com /~gibbonsb/words.words.words.html   (2078 words)

  
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English to Russian to English translations 1 (109 cards)
English words that have silent letters in them (33 cards)
If you don't see a study stack on the subject you are looking for, please create your own to share with the rest of the world.
www.studystack.com /category-6   (704 words)

  
 List of English words of Polish origin - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
List of English words of Polish origin - Freepedia
This is a list of words used in the English language that were borrowed or derived from the Polish language.
intelligentsia - came into English via Russian language, where it came from Polish language, originally from the Latin word intelligentia
en.freepedia.org /List_of_English_words_of_Polish_origin.html   (90 words)

  
 Set 1; Illustrated English vocabulary words with images and definitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Although emphasis is placed on words that are derived from Latin and Greek sources, some of the words presented in the illustrated studies are not from those classical languages; however, they are included because of their special etymological interests.
If you would like to continue with the many additional sets of images and words that are currently under construction, then you will find that being a subscriber will provide rich resources for your vocabulary experiences.
There are diagnostic and antonym-synonym quizzes based on the words that come from the Latin-Greek Cross References list.
www.wordphiles.com /word-foc-image-list1-prev.html   (326 words)

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