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Language contact in the history of English

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Foreign elements,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Foreign elements,
  • Languages in contact -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500,
  • English language -- Foreign elements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementDieter Kastovsky, Arthur Mettinger, eds.
    SeriesStudies in English medieval language and literature -- Bd. 1
    ContributionsKastovsky, Dieter, 1940-, Mettinger, Arthur.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination410 p. :
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19439700M
    ISBN 100820460869, 3631504489

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