Well, actually…. The earliest history of Old English lexicography lies in the Anglo-Saxon period itself, when English-speaking scholars created English glosses on Latin texts. Geschichte der deutschen Sprache 11 ed. German: A Linguistic History to We also participate in other affiliate advertising programs for products and services we believe in.
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Seems brilliant old english vs old german
Elliott, Ralph WV Why study English language?
Pilipi unsraz emizzigaz kip uns eogauuanna. So, I'd say: if you want to make English mutually intelligible with other major languages like German, then I'd say: throw out the unnecessary Latinate and French loanwords. How incomplete our materials are can be illustrated by the well-known fact that, with few and relatively unimportant exceptions, all extant Anglo-Saxon poetry is preserved in four manuscripts. Another thing of the pronunciation to make it more intelligible would be to change the way letters are spoken out.
First-person and second- person personal pronouns occasionally distinguish dual-number forms. Blackwell Publishing. Keller, Wolfgang. The two languages have grown and changed, intermingled and drifted apart, through various invasions and migrations in Europe.