What two subsequent invasions added additional words to the evolving English

What two subsequent invasions added additional words

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11.What twosubsequent invasions added additional words to the evolving English language?Vikings and Norman invsions 12.When and why did English diffuse to North America?In the 1700's when settlers began to build colonies in North America
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13.How did Latin languages diffuse in Europe? What happened to the native languages? 14.Define Vulgar Latin: 15.What is the name of the (theoretical) common ancestral language of all languages discussed in this key issue of the chapter?Proto-Indo-European 16.Why is its existence difficult (impossible) to prove?It existed thousands of years before the invention of writing or recorded history 17. Contrast the two views of the origin of this language in the chart below. “Kurgan” Theory Renfrew Hypothesis - Nomadic Warrior Thesis - Kurgans (from present day Russia) - Kurgans conquered land in Europe & southern Asia spreading Proto -Indo European - Between 3500-2500 BC - Sedentary Farmer Thesis - In present day Turkey 2,000 years before the Kurgans - Diffused through Europe & southern Asia through agricultural practices
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