The origins and development of the English language / Thomas Pyles.

New York : Harcourt, Brace and World, 1964.

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Subjects Engels.
English language -- History.
English language.
Description viii, 388 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-361. Bibliographical footnotes).
Also issued online.
Contents Facts, assumptions, and misconceptions about language -- Letter and sounds: a brief history of writing -- The sounds and spelling of current English -- The backgrounds of English -- The Old English period (449-1100) -- The Middle English period (1100-1500) -- The Modern English period to 1800: sounds and spellings -- The Modern English period to 1800: forms and syntax -- Recent British and American English -- New words from old: coinages and adaptations -- Words and meanings -- Foreign elements in the English word stock.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)316393
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pyles, Thomas, 1905-1980.
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