2. The beginnings - Indo-European Sanskrit Persian Slavic...

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Indo-European Sanskrit Persian Slavic Celtic Germanic
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Celtic includes Gaelic (Irish) Welsh (Wales) Scots Gaelic (Scotland) Gaulish (Western parts France and parts of Italy and Switzerland).
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Irish Gaelic http://www.irish-sayings.com/cats/irishblessings/
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Celtic (Substratum) influence Cornwall Kent York Crag Bin
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Roman conquest and early Roman influence camp mile pit cheap wine
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Later Christian Roman influence bishop angel disciple human rule school verse elephant oyster talent
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Culinary English keeps Germanic words for the animal but adopts the Romance word for the meat. English Dutch French Cow ku vache Beef rundvless boeuf Sheep schaap/lam mouton Mutton lamvlees mouton Pig vark porc Pork varkenvlees porc
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Old English was a heavy language Heavily inflected Richly conjugated Three genders (masculine, feminine, neuter) Four main cases (nominative, accusative, genitive,
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course SSA 4930 taught by Professor Essegbey during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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2. The beginnings - Indo-European Sanskrit Persian Slavic...

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