Those words that have been preserved came from the Indo-European language familyhand food wife house Sleep,etc.
Cognate and non-cognate wordsEnglish Night Snow Seven Foot Fish Heart Hundred Ten ToothGerman Nacht Schee Sieben Fuss Fisch Herz Hundert Sehn ZahnDutch Nacht Sneeuw Zeben Voet Vis Hart Honderd Tien TandSwedish Natt Snö Sju Fot Fisk Hjärta Hundra Tio TandLatin Noctis Nivis Septem Pedis Piscis Cordis Centum Decem DentisFrench Nuit Neige Sept Pied Poisson Coeur Cent Dix DentSpanish Noche Nieve Siete Pie Pescado Corazón Ciento Diez DienteItalian notte neve Sette Picior pesce Cuore cento dieci dente
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S AN ISI FRThe origin of the Anglo Saxon Old English Dialects Areas
Took words from Shamrock Crag Leprechaun Clam Penguin Galore Bog gull Banshee Plaid Shillelagh Slogan Blarney, etc. Cairn A few more than 10 Whiskey words borrowed into EnglishMore than 40 words borrowed into More than 30 words English. borrowed into English
Examples of words adopted from Latin during: 400-650 650-1000 Milite (soldiers) Prafost (provost) Centur (centurion Cugle (cowl) Coc (cook) Catt (cat) Scrofel (scrofula) Cist (chest) Creda (creed) Pagel (pail) Eretic (heretic) Etc. Discipul (disciple) Etc. During this period OldEnglish poetry flowered.
Some Danish words that were borrowed into English:Before A.D. 1000 After 1000Borda (beaked ship)Lip (fleet) NOUNS PRONOUNS ANDHa (oarlock) VERBS ADJECTIVES OTHER WORDSOrrest (battle)Etc. Band, Booth, Call, Flat, They, Bull, Crawl, Loose, Their, Dirt, Die, Low, Them, Down, Get, Odd, Both, Egg, Give, Tight, Same, etc. Lift, Weak, Though, Raise, Ill, Till. Etc. Etc.
There are 30 or so words of There are over a thousand Danish origin still in the simple words of Danish active vocabulary. origin.
1) Under the Saxons of Mercia, London declined.2) However, before the end of the 11th century, London had become the most important commercial city in England.3) London’s later political and cultural strenght eventually resulted in its dialect becoming the prestige dialect of the land.4) West Saxon was the dialect of English in which the major literature and law was written.
To study The English Language Is necessary to study The Old English The earlierdialect (MERCIAN) prestige dialect (WEST SAXON)