Origins of The English Language: An Overview

Origins of The English Language: An Overview

by Edited by Paul F. Kisak


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The English language is like the culture; a melting pot of other languages. many references show the English language in the 21st century as being composed of approximately 29% Latin, 29% French, 26% Germanic, 6% Greek roots and 10% roots from other languages.

However, this was not always the case. In general, scholars agree that English originated as a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England. This reference work discusses the detailed origins and history of the English language proper.

This book is designed to be a general overview of the topic and provide you with the structured knowledge to familiarize yourself with the topic at the most affordable price possible. The level of discussion is that of Wikipedia.

The accuracy and knowledge is of an international viewpoint as the edited articles represent the inputs of many knowledgeable individuals and some of the most currently available general knowledge on the topic based on the date of publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505510218
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/12/2014
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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