Old English

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  • The village name is an Old English language word and means broad spring.
  • The name of the river is a back-formation from this Old English name.
  • He took time to learn Old English, which became a major influence on his writing.
  • It has an old English charm and a very modern feel as well.
  • Though the title is Latin, the work itself is written in Old English.
  • It is not found in English today, but did exist in Old English.
  • It was derived from the Old English form of the letter g.
  • These direction words are thought to be from Old English, probably by way of French.
  • This custom extended to personal name giving, such as in Old English given names.
  • By the time of written Old English, many had changed.
  • Old English is an example of an historic language.
  • This is particularly the case with ancient languages such as Latin and Old English.
  • Later he added "mere" an old English word for a lake.
  • There is no known Old English personal name from which the first element can be derived.
  • Old English has variation along regional lines as well as variation across different times.
  • In Old English, however, it was much more extensive, much as in modern German.
  • Since there is no evidence of any such Old English material, this has been disputed.
  • Some have argued that the language of the poem shows influence from Old English.
  • Still, poetry is considered the heart of Old English literature.
  • How extraordinary that this old English custom should appear there so many years after the Empire fell.
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