Origin Of Old English: The History Of Old English

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History of old English Introduction: English was fragmented and sometimes unclear. English is often used in foreign languages, and English is a Western Germanic language that originated from accents and was introduced to Britain by the Germanic invaders (or settlers) of the so-called northwest Germany and the Netherlands. Old English is different in terms of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, middle English, middle English, and modern English. Old written English is relatively incomprehensible today and is no longer used either as a medium or modern language at the moment. The comparison between Old English, Middle English, and Modern English will be explained in terms of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and more. The Periods in the History…show more content…
This means in the first place that it shares certain characteristics common to all the Germanic languages such as: (1) English possesses a “weak” as well as a “strong” forms of the adjective and a the verb (weak /regular verbs / strong: irregulars). (2)important in all the Germanic languages it shows the adoption of a strong stress accent on the first or the root syllable of most words. (3) enables us to distinguish a West Germanic group as contrasted with the Scandinavian languages (North Germanic) and Gothic (East Germanic). English belongs to German and certain other languages because of features it has in common with them and that and certain phonetic changes, especially the germination or doubling of consonants under special conditions. (4) The English language did not mix with other languages such as northern Germany and remote countries and there were modified in some consonants and the Hattie modifications belonged to the West Germanic region The Dialects of Old English: 1. Old English was not an entirely uniform language. We can distinguish four dialects in Old English…show more content…
In Old English, two letters were used to represent one voice. However, in Middle English, it was very different from the old English dialect, so the letters were all very clear. But in English modern closer for the middle English and have simple modifications. 2-Vocabulary: Vocabulary in ancient English has disappeared because of its difficulties and because of the appearance of vocabulary in modern English because it is very easy and vocabulary in ancient English was exclusively German. The vocabulary found in Central English was passed through three stages: 1 - Old English 2 - French 3 - Latin. The main distinction between early English and late modern is vocabulary because of the production of many new vocabularies because of: 1: The Industrial Revolution and the rise of the technological society 2: The rise of the British Empire. 3-gammer: Old English grammar is an artificial language used by name, conscience, character and action and is similar to modern German grammar. Modern and intermediate English grammar is analytical and very close to each
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