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 7. Pronunciation Challenges. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
English adopted its alphabet, except for the letters j, u, and w, from the one used by the Romans to represent the sounds of Latin, and the fit was not an exact one.
English is a Germanic language that has borrowed many words from French, Dutch, and other languages, and the result is a phonological mishmash in which certain letters are pronounced differently depending on the origin of the words they appear in.
Nonetheless, English sound and spelling were not all that far apart until the advent of printing in the 15th and 16th centuries, which helped to freeze English spelling while its pronunciation underwent dramatic changes, principally in the system of long vowels, which is known as the Great Vowel Shift.
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 Encyclopedia: List of English words of Polish origin
Polish (polski, język polski, polszczyzna) is the official language of Poland.
The word Kasha (kasza in Polish, каша in Russian and Ukrainian) is commonly used in modern English to describe roasted whole-grain buckwheat or buckwheat groats.
Languages of Poland These are lists of words in the English language which are known as loanwords or borrowings, which are derived from other languages: List of English words of Australian Aboriginal origin List of English words of African origin List of English words of Afrikaans origin List of English words of Arabic...
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 English language : QuicklyFind Info
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 is the first language in Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Guyana, Jamaica, New Zealand, Antigua, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
English grammar is based on that of its Germanic roots, though some scholars during the 1700s and 1800s attempted to impose Latin grammar upon it, with little success.
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 Lists of English words of international origin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are lists of words in the English language which are known as "loanwords" or "borrowings," which are derived from other languages:
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)
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 MED Magazine
One such word is thought to be horde (horda in Polish) although the exact origin of the word is difficult to establish.
Other words have been changed to fit the Polish spelling (often by adding Polish grammatical features), but the pronunciation of these words remains mostly fairly close to that of the original English words.
The main reason for the 'borrowing' of these words is not simply the fact that there were no words for such things in Polish, but that there was no time to create new words because of the speed with which the technology developed.
www.macmillandictionary.com /MED-Magazine/october2004/23-FalseFriends-Polish.htm   (704 words)

 KryssTal : Borrowed Words in English: Portuguese
Some words are from Brazilian Portuguese ("Bossa Nova").
A short history of the world's most widespread language from its Anglo Saxon origins via Norman and Latin influences to Modern English.
The most widely studied family of languages and the family with the largest number of speakers.
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 Bad Subjects: Resisting Cyber-English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
English dominates in this bifurcated scheme, a code-switching model that renders her cyberpunk site structurally identical to the gray, staid website of the Japanese prime minister that makes available extensive sets of economic policy documents in English with the Japanese versions as authenticating originals.
Ngugi wa Thiongo's well-known abandonment of English in favor of Gikuyu as a gesture of self-decolonisation emblematized the anti-English counter-reaction of anglophone Africa.
English, though it came to be spoken and spoken well, emerged through a modernizing DuBoisian double consciousness that remembered the ethnic familiar and that first alien bitterness of English.
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 yourDictionary.com • Library: Origin of Words II
English has not borrowed as extensively from Greek as it has from Latin; however, there are still thousands of words borrowed from Greek or based on Greek roots.
Word borrowings for Yiddish are not widely used but they are common in the dialects around New York city.
Not all words borrowed from Norwegian supplanted native English words.
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 Blues Terms
Other names for hoodoo include "conjuration," "witchcraft," and "rootwork." The first two are simply English words for the practice of magic; the last is a recognition of the preeminence that dried roots play in the making of charms and the casting of spells.
Originally, nation sacks were worn on the belts of traveling preachers to hold the donations they collected.
however, the origin of the word was staveing chain from the barrel factories used to hold together the barrel staves until an iron band could be fitted around the end of the barrel.
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 List of English words of Polish origin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of words used in the English language that were borrowed or derived from the Polish language.
kind of wood, from the Polish z prus ("from Prussia"), because spruce was exported via Royal Prussia as the material for English ships
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Polish_origin   (156 words)

 Etymologically Speaking...
Originally, the crushed seeds were mixed with vinegar--much as we enjoy it today--but the vinegar was eventually replaced for a time in the Middle Ages with grape "must" (a byproduct of the winemaking process).
Coming to English via the French word meaning the same, this word is thought to derive ultimately from the Latin word lamella, a "thin plate," referring to the long, flat shape of the omlette, and to represent a gradual corruption of allumelle first to allumelette, then to alomelette (Le cuisiner francois of 1651 has aumelette).
The Russian term "tsar" (or "czar") originally came from the Latin term "caesar," which was adopted as a tile by Roman Emperors after the death of Julius Caesar, as a means of underscoring the legitimacy of their claim to power and of connecting themselves to Caesar's legacy.
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 Polish and English Lexicon Contrasted - Borrowings
Degree of morphological adaptation of English nouns in Polish
Choose 5 nouns of English origin from this list (same as in Ex.1) and think about the motivation behind their gender.
Simplification - several E phonemes occurring one by one (or a diphthong, triphthong) in an E word are rendered by a simpler structure in the P adaptation of this word.
elex.amu.edu.pl /~krynicki/my_pres/my_pres_12.htm   (1460 words)

 English Words Of Polish Origin
Strictly speaking, this is the list of English words possibly borrowed from Russian.
An extensive list of words in the English language that have been borrowed (loaned) from other languages.
English a particularly rich set of words to begin with, and English has been borrowing words...
www.polcenter.com /2/polish70.html   (591 words)

 2000 Basic English words, lists combined
A list of international words is assumed to be known.
This maximum list is simply what the advanced student, with an interest in all general areas - not specialties - will know when transiting from the Basic English language to standard English language.
Ogden sought the advice of Radio Committees in different countries for a radio specialty word list and a preliminary list is included here.
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 SANS Top 20 Vulnerabilities - The Experts Consensus
Thousands of organizations used that list, and the expanded Top-20 lists that followed one, two, and three years later, to prioritize their efforts so they could close the most dangerous holes first.
A list of participants may be found at the end of this document.
We will update the list and the instructions as more critical threats and more current or convenient methods of protection are identified, and we welcome your input along the way.
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 List of English words of Polish origin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
babka, a kind of cake\n*intelligentsia - came into English via Russian language, where it came from Polish language, originally from the Latin word intelligentia\n*kasha, Buckwheat groats, Russian for "porridge" \n*kielbasa - kind of sausage\n*mazurka - kind of dance\n*pirogi, also Polish pierogi, (plural) dumplings or pies.
\n*pirozhki (piroshki) small pirogi\n*Sejm - a Polish Diet or parliament\n*spruce - kind of wood, Royal Prussia exported as the material for English ships\n*szlachta - Polish nobility \n*vodka - alcoholic drink
See also: Lists of English words of international origin Polish
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Normally, however, it is not pronounced at the beginning of a word and in other positions it represents 'aa'.
The combination 'ah' at the end of a word is pronounced like 'aa' or 'e'.
In the middle it could stand for w/oo/o/au chhoTi he: h Used in native words chhoTi ye: y Stand for ee/e/ai at the end of a word.
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 English Polish Words
Polish to English and English to Polish Dictionary and words and phrases and alphabet.
An extensive list of words in the English language that have been borrowed (loaned) from Polish.
Polish is an Indo-European language spoken in Poland...
www.polcenter.com /2/polish69.html   (462 words)

 ipedia.com: Lists of English words of international origin Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
These are lists of words in the English language which are known as "loan words" or "borrowings," which are derived from other languages: List of English words of Australian Aboriginal origin List of...
These are lists of words in the English language which are known as "loan words" or "borrowings," which are derived from other languages:
Compound verbs in English consisting of Latin prefix and Latin verb
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 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.
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 TÜRKÇE - UKRAINCE - INGILIZCE SÖZLÜK VE REHBER KITAP. Turkish - Ukrainian - English dictionary and reference ...
Thus many Ukrainian words were borrowed from Turkish / Tatar (Turkic) languages.
Ukrainian word hamanets' (wallet / purse) was also borrowed from Turkic (where for example in Crimean Tatar hemiyan or Chuvash haman means leather purse, bag.
A commonly used name of Turkic origin, which in 17th century entered Polish from Ukrainian (in Polish it is berkut, birkut).
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 WikiDiction's Welcome Page.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If the word is not in the WikiDiction database you can add it, and be the first to describe its correct use.
Most keywords are associated with other words; words that are often confused with the keyword, and these are shown in the subheading.
The previous and next words in the data base are also visible.
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 Strange Science: Timeline
This (by no means comprehensive!) list chronicles some of the major events in the history of paleontology and biology.
He's wrong about that, but correct in deducing a biologic origin — the fossils are actually from unusually large planktonic alga.
In other words, they argue that metazoans existed hundreds of millions of years before the earliest metazoan fossils (about 600 million years old) yet found.
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 Ye Olde English Sayings
They did not have the luxury of servants to polish their armor and it would oxidize to a flish hue, and they came to be known as fl knights.
Peter wrote: the French word for an inch (puce) is the same as for a thumb.
Acting on his orders, over 300 English men and women were burnt at the stake for their faith.
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 Writing & Language Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Alphabetical list of Yiddish words and expressions, with English equivalents.
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 Polish Translation Quick, Accurate, Economical. Free translation available at The Polish Translator
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The Polish Translator offers the "QuickTrans" quick translation process, which eliminates the hassle normally encountered with the translation process.
In many cases traditional translation companies are not able to meet the requirements for short texts being translated quickly, because they are not set up to provide extremely rapid turn around at an economical price.
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 Polish Language Course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is the English version of the course, other versions are also available.
In the first part there is some information about Poland, geographical and statistical data etc., a few words about Polish people and where the language is spoken.
Origin and relations with other languages are also explained there.
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