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  Lists of English words of international origin - Biocrawler
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)
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Lists_of_English_words_of_international_origin   (106 words)

  
 English language
English is descended from the language spoken by the Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (Vikings).
English is the first language in Australia (Australian English), the Bahamas, Barbados (Caribbean English), Bermuda, Gibraltar, Guyana, Jamaica (Jamaican English), New Zealand (New Zealand English), Antigua, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom (British English) and the United States of America (American English).
English is the most widely used "second" and "learning" language in the world, and as such, many linguists believe, it is no longer the exclusive cultural emblem of "native English speakers", but rather a language that is absorbing aspects of cultures worldwide as it grows in use.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/e/en/english_language.html   (2445 words)

  
 English vocabulary words derived from Latin and Greek prefixes, roots, and suffixes and other dictionary vocabulary ...
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.
Some of the words in English can be traced to a remote past; some have histories that began yesterday or are even beginning today.
www.wordfocus.com   (972 words)

  
 English language at AllExperts
English originated in England, and is a West Germanic language which developed from Old English, the language of the Anglo-Saxons.
English was spread to many parts of the world through the expansion of the British Empire, but it did not acquire a lingua franca status in other parts of the world until the late 20th century.
English is also the most widely used language for young backpackers who travel across continents, regardless of whether it is their mother tongue or a secondary language.
en.allexperts.com /e/e/en/english_language.htm   (6043 words)

  
 GotPoetry.com > > English language
English is an Anglo-Frisian language brought to southeastern Great Britain in the 5th century AD and earlier by Germanic settlers and Germanic auxiliary troops from various parts of northwest Germany (Saxons, Angles) as well as Denmark (Jutes).
English is the most widely learned and used foreign language, and as such, some linguists believe that it is no longer the exclusive cultural sign of 'native English speakers', but is rather a language that is absorbing aspects of cultures worldwide as it continues to grow.
English as a lingua franca for Europe is a new variant of the English language created to become the common language in Europe, spoken in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
www.gotpoetry.com /MediaWiki/English_language   (6256 words)

  
 cars - English language
English has lingua franca (diplomatic language) status in many parts of the world, due to the military, economic, scientific, political and cultural influence of the United Kingdom in the 18th and 19th centuries and the United States beginning in the 20th century.
English is descended from the language spoken by Germanic tribes that migrated to the land that would become known as England.
English is also one of the primary languages of Belize (with Spanish), Canada (with French), India (with Hindi and 21 other state languages), Ireland (with Irish), Singapore (with Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and other Asian languages) and South Africa (along with Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, and Northern Sotho).
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page
Russia's deputy finance minister Sergei Storchak, one of Russia's top officials on international financial relations and head of the stabilization fund, is detained as part of a criminal investigation.
In the context of war, a war crime is a punishable offense under International Law, for violations of the laws of war by any person or persons, military or civilian.
The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England.
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 English language - Gurupedia
Old English (also known as Anglo-Saxon), the language spoken by the Germanic tribes in England prior to the Norman Conquest; Middle English, generally, the language of the commoners in England after the Norman Conquest and before the development of the
English is also one of the primary languages of Belize (with Spanish), Canada (with French), Cameroon (with French and
List of English words of Hindi origin, List of English words of Urdu origin)
www.gurupedia.com /e/en/english_language.htm   (2597 words)

  
 Language - Related Items - MSN Encarta
Words: A dictionary is a vocabulary restricted by…
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 English have stolen English
The "English" language is not English at all.
As about 60 percent of the English words are out of Germanic or Latin language groups, the European have no reason to be jealous.
English has lingua franca status in many parts of the world, due to the military, economic, scientific, political and cultural influence of the United Kingdom and later the United States.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-10/21/content_384381.htm   (656 words)

  
 SUPPLEMENTARY WORD LISTs
The General Science List (100) The general science list is of words frequently used in science or are common to two or more sciences.
Words in money systems of different countries to be used in their English form.
The learner is expected to learn one general area wordlist in his area of interest and one specialty wordlist within that general interest of 50 words.
ogden.basic-english.org /intlword.html   (957 words)

  
 World Wide Words: New Oxford Dictionary of English
Words that are not considered to be standard English are classified under 14 standardised labels, including “vulgar slang”, “dialect”, “dated” and “informal”.
Chambers’ version is this: “a species of immediate inference where the contradictory of the original predicate is predicated of the original subject, the quality of the proposition being changed, eg to infer from All A is B that No A is not B”.
Word histories are described well, avoiding abbreviations and giving a good idea of the way a term has evolved, as well as its background and possible origins.
www.worldwidewords.org /reviews/node.htm   (1374 words)

  
 ipedia.com: English language Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English is descended from the language spoken by the Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes.
These Germanic invaders dominated the original Celtic-speaking inhabitants, the languages of whom survived largely in Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, and Ireland.
Modern English, the language described by this article, began its rise around the time of William Shakespeare and its grammar has been essentially the same since that time, with the most important changes being in the large increase of vocabulary.
www.ipedia.com /english_language.html   (2458 words)

  
 WTO | legal texts - Marrakesh Agreement
Each request to the Committee by a developing country Party relating to modification of a list shall be accompanied by documentation relevant to the request or by such information as may be necessary for consideration of the matter.
Entities shall not seek or accept, in a manner which would have the effect of precluding competition, advice which may be used in the preparation of specifications for a specific procurement from a firm that may have a commercial interest in the procurement.
Entities maintaining permanent lists of qualified suppliers may select suppliers to be invited to tender from among those listed.
www.wto.org /english/docs_e/legal_e/gpr-94_01_e.htm   (4156 words)

  
 Lists of English words of international origin: Information From Answers.com
Lists of English words of international origin: Information From Answers.com
Lists of English words of international origin These are lists of words in the
English language which are known as " loanwords " or
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 ipedia.com: Lists of English words of international origin Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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
www.ipedia.com /lists_of_english_words_of_international_origin.html   (146 words)

  
 Lists of English words of international origin at AllExperts
Lists of English words of international origin at AllExperts
Lists of English words of international origin: Encyclopedia BETA
On occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary".
en.allexperts.com /e/l/li/lists_of_english_words_of_international_origin.htm   (228 words)

  
 AUE: Links to Language Sites (Mostly)
Cambridge International Dictionary of English This may be the only available source for American pronunciations using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Word-Origin Game In this game you'll be presented with 10 randomly selected word origin or word definition puzzles to solve; in each case the word or phrase is highlighted in bold, and a number of possible explanations for its origin will be presented.
The Plain English Campaign Plain English Campaign is an independent UK-based organisation which fights to promote the use of plain English and to stamp out all forms of gobbledygook – legalese, small print and bureaucratic language.
alt-usage-english.org /categorized_links.shtml   (2418 words)

  
 National Institute for Literacy - Frequently Asked Questions
In other words, an adult's literacy skill was described as equivalent to reading at a grade in the kindergarten-12th grade system.
The National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) is a nationally representative and continuing assessment of English language literacy skills of American adults age 16 and older.
Learning disabilities (LD) include a wide variety of disorders that are thought to be neurological in origin and that affect one or more of the basic processes involved in understanding or using spoken or written language.
www.nifl.gov /nifl/faqs.html   (960 words)

  
 Lists of English words of international origin in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
List of English words of Indonesian origin, including from Javanese, Malay (Sumatran) Sundanese, Papuan (Irian Jaya), Balinese, Dayak and other local languages in Indonesia
List of English words of Old Norse origin (often coming from Vikings from Denmark or Norway, but at the time there was little distinction between the Old Norse dialects spoken in the three Scandinavian countries.)
Related Links in Lists of English words of international origin
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 SoulCast - THE FREE Encyclopedia : Lists of lists
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Comment on "THE FREE Encyclopedia : Lists of lists"
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 History of the English Language
History of the English Langauge (Dan Mosser, Virginia Tech)
There is a 14 day free trial for those of you wanting to access the actual records listed at this site....
Here you'll find quizzes on many of these words." Included are Latin, Arabic, Chinese, British, Italian, Yiddish, Greek, German, and more.
www.lib.wsc.ma.edu /englang.htm   (272 words)

  
 Lists of English words of international origin - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Lists of English words of international origin - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Compound verbs in English consisting of Latin prefix and Latin verb
List of English words of Scots Gaelic origin
www.music.us /education/L/Lists-of-English-words-of-international-origin.htm   (291 words)

  
 Multilingual Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Glossaries, Abbreviations, Synonyms
GlossPost: a discussion list for translators, interpreters, terminologists and technical writers.
Short Word Lists (the Words for 1-10) in 300+ Native American Languages
ISI International Glossary of Statistics: Afrikaans, Chinese, Dutch, English, Euskara, Farsi, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish.
www.yourdictionary.com /diction1.html   (767 words)

  
 Basic European Languages
In fact, many very usual English words are not European at all:
The name of the village did not derive from the word: in Old Provençal, it was known as
comprehensive discussion about the etymology of the word "Orange" in various languages.
www.angelfire.com /planet/jo/Classics.html   (515 words)

  
 The Ultimate English language - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate English language - American History Information Guide and Reference
Pako's English Page - Articles and advice on learning English
Online English Grammar Lessons Exercises, games, fun stuff, quizes, kids and teacher resources all free.
www.historymania.com /american_history/English_language   (2920 words)

  
 Magister Jerard White's Derivatives
Latin and Greek Elements in English - from CUNY, Brooklyn
AskOxford.com - A free site of excellent English and Dictionary resources
For more links go to Magister White's English Dictionaries, Grammars and Literary Resources
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