The Romance of Words (4th ed.‪)‬

Publisher Description

The bulk of our literary language is Latin, and consists of words either borrowed directly or taken from "learned" French forms. The every-day vocabulary of the less educated is of Old English, commonly called Anglo-Saxon, origin; and from the same source comes what we may call the machinery of the language, i. e. , its inflexions, numerals, pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions. Along with Anglo-Saxon, we find a considerable number of words from the related Norse languages, this element being naturally strongest in the dialects of the north and east of England.

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
1954
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
264
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
226.4
KB

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