a guide to the english language

by lauren

old english

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or Anglo-Saxon is an early form of the English languages that was spoken and written by the Anglo Saxons and their descendants in parts of what are now England and southern and eastern Scotland between at least the mid-5th century and the mid-12th century. What survives through writing represents primarily the literary register of Anglo-Saxon.

THE THREE LANGUAGES THAT THE OLD ENGLISH CAME FROM

the old English language came from Latin,Anglo,Saxon,Norse. After 1066 William the conqueror brought the french to the English language and they was brought together as old English.

words that came from different countrys

  • Turkish - robot,pistol
  • Aztec - chili,tomato,chocolate
  • welsh - corgi,flannel
  • Arabic - admiral,sofa,alcohol

A few words from shakespeare

  • accused
  • bet
  • birth
  • place
  • bump
  • eyeball
  • cater

text we use today

lol - laugh out loud

btw - by the way

brb - be right back

ily - i love you

thx - thanks

c - see

y - why