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Scandinavian loan-words in Modern English. From the end of the 8th c. to the middle of the 11th c. England underwent several Scandinavian invasions which inevitably left their trace on English vocabulary. England underwent several Scandinavian invasions which inevitably left their trace on English vocabulary
An analysis of the Vocabulary in the Middle English period shows great instability .
Words formed by means of word-composition in Old English, in Middle English are often understood as derived words. The principal means of enriching vocabulary in Middle English are not internal, but external - borrowings.
Björkman, Erik, 1872-1919. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of the work first issued in 2 pt. 1900-1902. Pt. 1 forms author's t. .esis, Uppsala Bibliographical footnotes. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
The newly borrowed words did not denote any new notions – they indicated commonly used objects and habitual actions. In some cases, Scandinavian borrowings so closely resemble their English cognates that it becomes almost impossible to say whether the word was borrowed or not. Sometimes an English word acquired a new meaning under the influence of a Scandinavian word similar in form.
The distribution of family names showing Scandinavian influence is still, as an analysis of names ending in -son reveals, concentrated in the north and east, corresponding to areas of former Viking settlement. Early medieval records indicate that over 60% of personal names in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire showed Scandinavian influence. 8. scandinavian loanwords and their character.
5 Scandinavian Loanwords. Baugh, Albert . Cable, Thomas (2002): A History of the English. Björkman, Erik (1900–1902): Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle-. 5th ed. London: Routledge. Part I & II. Halle a. Niemeyer. Peters, Hans (1981): Zum skandinavischen Lehngut im. Altenglischen. Sprachwissenschaft 6. Heidelberg: Winter.
Scandinavian Loan-Word. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
Scandinavian loan words denote objects and actions of the most commonplace description and do not represent any new set of ideas hitherto unknown to the people adopting them.