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The English LanguageEnglish came from Britain, "having emerged from the dialects and vocabulary of Germanicpeoples—Angles, Saxons, and Jutes". There are people who settled in Britain during the 5thcentury CE, and is constantly changing from different cultures and languages. English stemsfrom many different languages such as "Latin, French, Dutch, and Afrikaans".Old English, also known as "Anglo-Saxon" or "ˈeŋɡliʃ", is the very first known form of the Englishlanguage. Old English was originally spoken in England and also, Southern and EasternScotland during the early "Middle Ages". Old English was brought to Great Britain by theAnglo-Saxon settlers during the mid-5th century. The earliest form of English was spoken andwritten in Anglo-Saxon Britain from c. 450 CE up until c. 1150. Old English was spoken in strongand weak verbs, using dual numbers of pronouns. "Two different declensions of adjectives; fourdeclensions of nouns; and grammatical distinctions of gender" were used to create andcommunicate the English/Anglo-Saxon language.
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