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the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle English
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The most popular modern English translation of the Bible, the NIV has more than 400 million copies in print worldwide.
Words with a function in Middle English that we don't need in Modern English [e.
Early Modern English Lives offers a broad survey of a number of autobiographical texts, authors, trends, and genres spanning the late-sixteenth through the early eighteenth century.
According to Kokeritz, in early modern English (from approximately the late fifteenth century to the seventeenth century), the first constituent of the diphthong was either the [^] of "cut" or the [e] of the second syllable of "better.
In Modern English Usage, Henry Fowler was often misled by his own personal preferences, and proved wrong by history--as in his subjective belief that "Chiropodist is a barbarism and a genteelism.
The Latin language has enriched modern English immeasurably, providing us with a vast scientific, academic, and legal lexicon.
But once you find you have a taste for Stephenson's broad range of obsessive interests, his fine ear for period and modern English prose and speech, and his gift for making the improbably comic seem eminently human, the question no longer is whether you'll read his books--it's when.
Stories from the Bible are retold in modern English and are accompanied by paintings.
It treats Mark's Gospel as we hear it in worship, in modern English translation.
Gossip is really two words rolled into one: god and sibb, which combined in Anglo-Saxon as godsibb,a term which can be translated loosely as ``god relative'' and was something like a godfather or godmother in modern English.
This paper traces the historical development of English verbal inflections for a period of 1500 years covering the Anglo-Saxon, Medieval and Modern English phases.
Comparisons are made with other languages, and with Modern English.

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