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Lists of English words of Celtic origin (204 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article

Lists of English words of Celtic origin refer to the English words which are derived from the Celtic origins. These are, for example, Common Brittonic
Lists of English words by country or language of origin (624 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of English words of Anglo-Saxon origin. List of English words of Australian Aboriginal origin English words of African origin List of English words of
List of English words containing Q not followed by U (1,327 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and most would generally be considered loanwords; the only modern-English words that contain Q not followed by U and are not borrowed from another language
List of English words with diacritics (3 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
not have an article with this exact name. Please search for List of English words with diacritics in Wikipedia to check for alternative titles or spellings
Lists of English words of Scottish origin (33 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
lists of English words of Scottish origin: List of English words of Scots origin (i.e. Lowland Scots (Lallans, Doric etc.)) List of English words of Scottish
Lists of English words (326 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following articles list English words that share certain features in common. List of animal names List of anti-cultural, anti-national, and anti-ethnic
The New World of English Words (405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The New World of English Words, or, a General Dictionary is a dictionary compiled by Edward Phillips and first published in London in 1658. It was the
List of English words of Australian Aboriginal origin (370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These words of Australian Aboriginal origin include some that are almost universal in the English-speaking world, such as kangaroo and boomerang. Many
List of English words of Arabic origin (302 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
–The following English words have been acquired either directly from Arabic or else indirectly by passing from Arabic into other languages and then into
List of English words of Dravidian origin (1,179 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words that are borrowed directly or ultimately from Dravidian languages. Dravidian languages include Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
List of English words of Indian origin (117 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
India. see: List of English words of Hindi or Urdu origin see: List of English words of Malayalam origin see: List of English words of Sanskrit origin
List of English words of Scandinavian origin (126 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
List of English words of Old Norse origin List of English words of Swedish origin List of English words of Norwegian origin Lists of English words of international
List of English words of Sami origin (90 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
English words of Sami origin are relatively rare, having usually entered the English language via some other language. Some words specific to the arctic
List of English words of Niger-Congo origin (584 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
California, Riverside The Impact of African Languages on American English African American Vernacular English Vocabulary English words have African roots
List of English words of Etruscan origin (708 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words that may be of Etruscan origin, and were borrowed through Latin, often via French. The Etruscan origin of most of these
List of English words of Hindi or Urdu origin (1,283 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from Sanskrit; see List of English words of Sanskrit origin. Many others are of Persian origin; see List of English words of Persian origin. Some of the
List of English words of Manx origin (27 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following English words have Manx origins. Hop-tu-Naa - a Celtic festival held on the Isle of Man. Tynwald - the legislature of the Isle of Man.
List of English words of Korean origin (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of words of Korean origin which have entered into English usage. Lists of English loanwords by country or language of origin
Most common words in English (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
my one all would there their Source: A General Service List of English Words Basic English Dolch Word List Frequency analysis Word lists by frequency
List of English words from indigenous languages of the Americas (4,206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English language words borrowed from indigenous languages of the Americas, either directly or through intermediate European languages
List of the longest English words with one syllable (1,003 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
monosyllables". Word Ways (Indianapolis). 11–12: 118.  "Longest monosyllabic English words". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 10 February 2014.  Grant, Jeff
List of English words of Old Norse origin (3,168 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of English words of international origin List of English words of Scandinavian origin List of English words of Swedish origin List of English words of
English words of Greek origin (2,204 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and -ic have become productive in English, combining with arbitrary English words: antichoice, Fascistic. Most learned borrowings and coinages follow
List of English words of Serbo-Croatian origin (117 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
List of English words of Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian origin: cravat from kravata / кравата slivovitz from šljivovica / шљивовица = "plum rakia" tamburitza
Technical English words in Hindi (0 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
List of English words of Brittonic origin (581 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The number of English words known to be derived from the Brittonic language is remarkably small. In fact, as far as can be ascertained it is lower than
List of English words of Scottish Gaelic origin (1,391 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words borrowed from Scottish Gaelic. Some of these are common in Scottish English and Scots but less so in other varieties of
List of English words of French origin (2,009 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to the English language. According to different sources, 45% of all English words have a French origin. This fact suggests that 80,000 words should appear
English words without vowels (1,172 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
represent either a vowel or consonant sound, and a large number of Modern English words spell the /ɪ/ and /aɪ/ sounds with ⟨y⟩, such as by, my, dry, fly, fry
To be announced (565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"TBA", "TBC", and "TBD" redirect here. For other uses, see TBA (disambiguation), TBC (disambiguation), and TBD (disambiguation). To be announced (TBA)
List of English words of Finnish origin (183 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
tactic salmiakki - a salty liquorice and popular Finnish candy List of English words of Sami origin Finnish name Finglish Finnish exonyms English-Finnish-English
List of English words without rhymes (2,229 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a list of English words without rhymes, called refractory rhymes—that is, a list of words in the English language which rhyme with no
Importance (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Importance is a subjective indicator of value. As a concept, importance is the recognized attribution of a subject's significance or value as defined by
List of English words of Māori origin (1,173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following Māori words exist as loanwords in English. Many of them concern endemic New Zealand flora and fauna that were known prior to the arrival
List of English words of Slovak origin (84 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Slovakia<Oxford Dictionary of Musical Instruments> Lists of English words of international origin This list is incomplete; you can help by
List of English words of Spanish origin (3,167 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(1971). (in Spanish) Evolution and influence of the Spanish language in US English Online Etymology Dictionary List of English words of Spanish origin
English terms with diacritical marks (2,212 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
that originally didn't have any, often to distinguish them from common English words or to otherwise assist in proper pronunciation. In the cases of maté
Shakespeare's influence (2,751 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
human emotions found simple expressions in Shakespeare's language. English words first attested in Chaucer Reich, John J.; Cunningham, Lawrence S
English language (20,399 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
language globally has had an effect on other languages, leading to some English words being assimilated into the vocabularies of other languages. This influence
Irregardless (724 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
references is that it may be a blend, or portmanteau word, of the standard English words irrespective and regardless. The blend creates a word with a meaning
List of English words of Romanian origin (91 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
From Latin placenta (cake) via Romanian plăcintă (cake) and Hungarian palacsinta Its English etymology Lists of English words of international origin
List of English words of Japanese origin (2,916 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Words of Japanese origin have entered many languages. Some words are simple transliterations of Japanese language words for concepts inherent to Japanese
List of English words of Welsh origin (1,575 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
such as Glastonbury Tor, is particularly prevalent in Devon. English words lifted directly from Welsh, and used with original spelling (largely
List of English words of Ukrainian origin (918 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
English words of Ukrainian origin are words in the English language that have been borrowed or derived from the Ukrainian language.[citation needed] Some
Orange (word) (1,197 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
property is not unique to the word—one study of 5,411 one-syllable English words found 80 words with no rhymes—the lack of rhyme for orange has garnered
List of English words of Yiddish origin (3,083 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
dragging oneself. Glitch simply means 'slip' in Yiddish. A list of English words of Yiddish origin is found below. Except as noted, all words listed
Capitonym (850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A capitonym is a word that changes its meaning (and sometimes pronunciation) when it is capitalized; the capitalization usually applies due to one form
D'oh! (1,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"D-oh" redirects here. For the political organization sometimes abbreviated "D-OH", see Ohio Democratic Party. "D'oh!" (/ˈdoʊʔ/ DOH) is a catchphrase used
List of English words of Sanskrit origin (3,663 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words of Sanskrit origin. Many of these words were not directly borrowed from Sanskrit. The meaning of some words have changed
List of English words of Indonesian origin (446 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a partial list of English words of Indonesian origin; they are English language loanwords (kata serapan) that can be found in Indonesian
List of English words of Indonesian origin (446 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The following is a partial list of English words of Indonesian origin; they are English language loanwords (kata serapan) that can be found in Indonesian
List of English words of Irish origin (1,443 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
For English words that originated in Ireland from other sources, see Hiberno-English. This is a list of English language words from the Celtic Irish language
The (1,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see The (disambiguation). The i/ðə/ is the only definite article in English, denoting person(s) or thing(s) already mentioned, under discussion
Commonly misspelled English words (1,537 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
also: Wiktionary's category of English misspellings Commonly misspelled English words (UK: misspelt words) are words that are often unintentionally misspelled
Longest word in English (3,020 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as far back as 1741. Ross Eckler has noted that most of the longest English words are not likely to occur in general text, meaning non-technical present-day
List of English words of Swedish origin (413 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of English words of international origin List of English words of Old Norse origin List of English words of Scandinavian origin List of English words of
Ghoti (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Ghoti (disambiguation). Ghoti is a creative respelling of the word fish, used to illustrate irregularities in English spelling. The
List of English words of Polish origin (280 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list English words of Polish origin, that is words used in the English language that were borrowed or derived, either directly or indirectly
List of English words of Afrikaans origin (871 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
say "Wit Renoster", meaning White Rhinoceros. There are also several English words derived from Cape Dutch, a forerunner of Afrikaans: hartebeest (modern
Marijuana (word) (726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Heritage Dictionaries (2007). Spanish Word Histories and Mysteries: English Words That Come From Spanish. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 142–143. ISBN 0-618-91054-9
List of English words with dual French and Anglo-Saxon variations (371 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This List of English words with dual French and Anglo-Saxon variations describes various English words generally describing the same person, place or
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (388 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (i/ˌnjuːmənoʊˌʌltrəˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪkˌsɪlɪkoʊvɒlˌkeɪnoʊˌkoʊniˈoʊsᵻs, ˌnjuːmoʊ-, -maɪkroʊ-/) is an English word
List of English words with disputed usage (10,052 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Some English words are often used in ways that are contentious between writers on usage and prescriptive commentators. The contentious usages are especially
List of English words of Hungarian origin (577 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
vizsla or vizla From vizsla, a Hungarian breed of hunting dog. Lists of English words of international origin Oxford English Dictionary, s.v. "biro".
List of English words of Scots origin (323 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
List of English words of Scots origin is a list of English language words of Scots origin. See also "List of English words of Scottish Gaelic origin",
List of English words of Dutch origin (3,739 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of English words are of Dutch origin. In many cases the loanword has assumed a meaning substantially different from its Dutch forebear. Some English words
List of English words of Norwegian origin (369 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
loanwords from Scandinavian languages, while it is estimated that 2% of all English words are of Norse origin. Not all of these words are decisively from Norwegian
General Service List (1,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Swadesh list Dolch word list West, M. 1953. A General Service List of English Words. London: Longman, Green and Co. Engels, 1968 Nation & Waring, 2004;
List of English words of Hawaiian origin (278 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
listed here are how it would sound in Hawaiian orthography. Lists of English words of international origin. Carr, Elizabeth Ball (1973) [1972]. Da Kine
Cardinal number (linguistics) (158 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
numeral (or just cardinal) is a part of speech used to count, such as the English words one, two, three, but also compounds, e.g. three hundred forty-two (American
Ye olde (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Ye olde" is a pseudo-Early Modern English stock prefix, used anachronistically, suggestive of a Merry England, Deep England or "old, as in Medieval old"
Creeping Jesus (314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the song, see Deloris. Creeping Jesus is a derogative Hiberno-English term to describe a Roman Catholic seeking to make a public display of religiosity
While (705 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
sections covering the usage of while. Linguistic prescription List of English words with disputed usage A While vs Awhile "while": Fowler's Modern English
You (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Your" redirects here. For words with various spellings pronounced the same, see Ure (disambiguation). This article is about the pronoun. For other uses
Schmuck (pejorative) (831 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
for private posing sessions, wrestling, and prostitution. List of English words of Yiddish origin Joe Shmoe Notes Gross, David C. English-Yiddish
List of English words of French origin (A-C) (4,244 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Main article: List of English words of French origin A great number of words of French origin have entered the English language to the extent that many
Hello (1,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Hiya" redirects here. For the 2016 Korean film, see Hiya (film). For other uses, see Hello (disambiguation). Hello is a salutation or greeting in the
Meshuggah (6,388 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Yiddish and Hebrew word "meshuga", see List of English words of Yiddish origin and List of English words of Hebrew origin. Meshuggah /məˈʃʊɡə/ is a Swedish
List of English words of Chinese origin (2,034 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
characters at some point and contain a large number of Chinese loanwords. English words with Chinese origin usually have different characteristics depending
Johor State Anthem (97 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hong Kong Bank in Johor Bahru, Hubert Allen Courtney, wrote the first English words and Haji Mohamed Said Hj. Sulaiman rewrote it in Malay. It was adapted
Hostler (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A hostler or ostler /ˈɒstlər/ is a groom or stableman, who is employed in a stable to take care of horses, usually at an inn. Today the word has acquired
List of English words of Semitic origin (1,413 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words of Semitic origin other than those solely of Arabic origin or Hebrew origin. Most of these words are found in ancient
Zimbabwean names (270 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
vernacular languages of that country, English names or derived from English words. It is a common custom among the Shona and Ndebele people to give baby
Wasei-eigo (979 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The term Wasei-eigo (和製英語?, "Japanese-made English", "English words coined in Japan") refers to Japanese language expressions which superficially appear
Pīti (507 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with a state of deep tranquillity. It is often translated with the English words "joy" or "rapture" and is distinguished from the longer-lasting meditative
Evolution (term) (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For other uses, see Evolution (disambiguation). The English noun evolution (pronounced i/ˌɛvəlˈuʃən/; from Latin ēvolūtiō "unfolding, unrolling")
Paget Gorman Sign System (150 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
postures, which can be combined to represent a large vocabulary of English words, including word endings and verb tenses. The system was widespread in
Nietgedacht (41 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
A. The words 'niet gedacht' translate literally from Dutch into the English words, 'not thought'. http://translate.google.co.za/
Lady (1,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Lady (disambiguation). The word lady is a civil term of respect for a woman, specifically the female equivalent to gentleman or lord
Queer (2,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Queer (disambiguation). Queer is an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities that are not heterosexual or cisgender. Originally
List of English words of Romani origin (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These are words in the English language which come from Romani. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Chav - a member of a youth subculture
Two-letter English words (638 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the 104 two letter words in the dictionary. The list of two letter English words have been called odd and memorization of all the two-letter words in
Konglish (1,409 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
language style English") is the macaronic use of English words or words derived from English words in a Korean context. Konglish terms, having initially
Go (verb) (1,261 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of *h₁ey- is Latin īre 'to go' (present eō 'I go') which gave many English words such as ambition, exit, introit, issue, preterite, and so forth. It
List of English words of Gaulish origin (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A list of English Language words derived from the Celtic Gaulish language, entering English via Old Frankish or Vulgar Latin and Old French ambassador 
List of English words of Hebrew origin (2,397 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English words of Hebrew origin. Transliterated pronunciations not found in Merriam-Webster or the American Heritage Dictionary follow
Caput (242 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
literally "head" and by metonymy "top", has been borrowed in a variety of English words, including capital, captain, and decapitate. The surname Caputo, common
Niggerhead (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Niggerhead (disambiguation). In several English-speaking countries, niggerhead or nigger head is a former name for several things thought
English words first attested in Chaucer (3,707 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
English words first attested in Chaucer, or special manuscript words of Chaucer, are a set of about two thousand English words that Geoffrey Chaucer is
Bairro (201 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
referred to as bairros exist in most major Brazilian cities. Related English words include neighborhood, district, borough or subdivision. Bairro, a Portuguese
Danglish (527 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
vocabulary into Danish. While it has been argued that the influx of English words, similar to the import of Latin and French words in the past, makes
List of English words of Czech origin (381 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pokus means trial (attempt) or experiment. Harper, Douglas. "pilsner". Online Etymology Dictionary.  Lists of English words of international origin
List of words in English with tripled letters (18 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of words having the same letter three or more times in succession, excluding abbreviations.
Imagineering (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imagineering is a portmanteau combining the words "imagination" and "engineering". Imagineering is the implementing of creative ideas into practical form
Foreign language influences in English (929 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
noble words; words referring to food — e.g., au gratin. Nearly 30% of English words (in an 80,000 word dictionary) may be of French origin. Latin scientific
Shinner (0 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Long hundred (522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The long hundred, great hundred, or twelfty is the "hundred" of six score (120) used in Germanic languages prior to the 15th century. The number was simply
Loanword (1,928 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
For loanwords in the English language, see Lists of English words by country or language of origin. A loanword (also loan word or loan-word) is a word
Noah's wine (841 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Noah's wine is a term meaning alcoholic beverages. The advent of this type of beverage and the discovery of fermentation are traditionally attributed,
Hinglish (1,066 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
it does not refer exclusively to Hindi, but "is used in India, with English words blending with Punjabi, and Hindi, and also within British Asian families
Earthcott (159 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Old English 'eorthe-cot' meaning 'earth hut' ('cot' as in the modern English words 'dovecote' and 'cottage'). Traditions of Earthcott include a village
Over Wallop (157 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Wallop and Nether Wallop. The name "Wallop" derives from the Old English words waella and hop, which taken together roughly mean "the valley of springing
Official Tournament and Club Word List (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Official Tournament and Club Word List or Tournament Word List, referred to as OTCWL, OWL, or TWL, is the official word authority for tournament Scrabble
Rimose (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rimose is an adjective used to describe a surface that is cracked or fissured. The term is often used in describing crustose lichens. A rimose surface
Kurdish languages (3,820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kurdish (کوردی, Kurdî) is a continuum of Northwestern Iranian languages spoken by the Kurds in Western Asia. Kurdish forms three dialect groups known as
History of English (5,936 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
adoption of various foreign spellings, mean that the spelling of modern English words appears highly irregular. Early Modern English – the language used by
Nahuatl (11,746 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Spanish heard mentioned for the first time by their Nahuatl names. English words of Nahuatl origin include "avocado", "chayote", "chili", "chocolate"
Hiatus (linguistics) (557 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
same syllable, the result is instead described as a diphthong. The English words hiatus and diaeresis themselves each contain a hiatus between the first
Heblish (353 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
consists of either filling in gaps in one's knowledge of Hebrew with English words, speaking Hebrew in such a manner that (although ostensibly "Hebrew")
New Holland (Australia) (1,406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
New Holland is a historical European name for mainland Australia. The name was first applied to Australia in 1644 by the Dutch seafarer Abel Tasman. The
Outside (Alaska) (393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In the U.S. state of Alaska, Outside refers to any non-Alaska location. Though commonly used by Alaskans to refer to other U.S. states, it may also refer
List of plain English words and phrases (3,770 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
words, and prefers strong verbs to be verbs. This is a list of plain English words and phrases and the more lengthy, formal words for which they are recommended
Tehsil (726 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
conflated. Tehsil/tahsil and taluka and their variants are used as English words without further translation. Since these terms are unfamiliar to English
Hopefully (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hopefully is an adverb which means "in a hopeful manner" or, when used as a disjunct, "it is hoped". Its use as a disjunct has prompted controversy among
Comparison of American and British English (19,803 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as AmE math is: both are abbreviations of mathematics. Some British English words come from French roots, while American English finds its words from
List of English words of Turkic origin (5,323 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from Turkish zil "bell, cymbals", of onomatopoeic origin. Lists of English words of international origin Encyclopædia Britannica Concise – Turkic languages
Adam's ale (802 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For Samuel Adams beer, see Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company). Adam's ale (also referred to as Adam's wine, especially in Scotland; sometimes simply
List of common false etymologies of English words (2,711 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fallacious ideas and beliefs about the origins (or etymologies) of common English words. The word "fuck" did not originate as an acronym of "For Unlawful
Palato-alveolar consonant (379 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(bunched-up) tongue. They are common sounds cross-linguistically and occur in English words such as ship and chip. The fricatives are transcribed ⟨ʃ⟩ (voiceless)
List of English words of Italian origin (2,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a partial list of known or supposed Italian loanwords in English. A separate list of terms used in music can be found at List of Italian musical
List of true homonyms (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Homonyms are words that are both spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings. However, some authors use the term more broadly, to refer
Kappa Tau Alpha (205 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
letters mean "The Truth Will Prevail." The letters also suggest three English words: knowledge, truth and accuracy. The society's colors are light blue
Craic (1,738 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as a tourist attraction during the 1990s. Language contact List of English words of Irish origin and Irish words used in English "Craic". Oxford English
Fart (1,302 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
be used as a noun or a verb. The immediate roots are in the Middle English words ferten, feortan and farten, kin of the Old High German word ferzan.
The Australian National Dictionary (447 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the historical dictionary of Australian English, recording over 6,000 English words and phrases of Australian origin and use. The first edition was edited
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (172 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
study, teaching, examinations and grammar. The 9000 most important English words to learn have been highlighted via the Longman Communication 9000. The
Outline of German expressions in English (6,498 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as the High German consonant shift. In recent years, however, many English words have been borrowed directly from German. Typically, English spellings
Jew (word) (1,343 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
This article is about the English word Jew. For the Jewish people, see Jews. The term Jew passed into the English language from the Greek Ioudaios and
Baguley (608 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
population at the 2011 census was 14,794. Baguley is derived from the Old English words Bagca, badger, and Leah, wood. Historically in Cheshire, Baguley is
.rs (397 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with few restrictions, and it is widely used in Serbia. Because of English words ending with the letters "rs", this domain is also used in the construction
Ḏāl (319 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"dh" when transliterated from foreign languages, but when it occurs in English words it is one of the pronunciations occurring for the letters "th". Between
Fossil word (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A fossil word is a word that is broadly obsolete but remains in currency because it is contained within an idiom still in use. Fossil status can also occur
Oxford Dictionary of English (667 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
strives to represent as faithfully as possible the current usage of English words. The 2005 edition contains 355,000 words, phrases, and definitions,
Oxytone (58 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
oxýtonos) is a word with the stress on the last syllable, such as the English words correct and reward. A paroxytone is stressed on the penultimate (second
List of South African English regionalisms (2,422 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
English language. For internationally common English words of South African origin, see List of English words of Afrikaans origin. aikona (informal) meaning
Milord (472 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Milord (song) and Alexander II of Russia § Alexander II's dog, Milord. In the nineteenth century, milord (also milor) (French pronunciation
List of English words of Tagalog origin (397 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of English words which have Tagalog (Philippine) origin (some words are from other Philippine
List of accented words in English language (0 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
P (418 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
digraph ⟨pf⟩ is common, representing a labial affricate /pf/. Most English words beginning with ⟨p⟩ are of foreign origin, primarily French, Latin, Greek
List of English words of French origin (J-R) (4,066 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Main article: List of English words of French origin A great number of words of French origin have entered the English language to the extent that many
List of English words of Russian origin (7,816 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
used by the Russian Futurist poets. Lists of English words of international origin List of English words of Ukrainian origin, many of which also appear
Aperfield (102 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as Apeldrefeld and means field where apple trees grow, from the Old English words apuldor and feld. Mills, A.D. (2010). A Dictionary of London Place-Names
Pussy (1,667 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
word pussy.[citation needed] Pussy is one of a large number of English words that has both erotic and non-erotic meanings. Such double entendre has
Keep on Truckin' (comics) (635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Keep on Truckin' is a one-page comic by Robert Crumb. It was published in the first issue of Zap Comix in 1968. A visual riff on the lyrics of the Blind
A-ok (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A-ok (also, A-okay or A-OK /ˌeɪ.oʊˈkeɪ/) is a more intensive word form of the English term OK. US Air Force Lt. Col. John "Shorty" Powers popularized the
Activism (1,348 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and collective action. The Online Etymological Dictionary records the English words "activism" and "activist" (in the political sense) from 1920 and from
Poena (92 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
retribution. The Latin word poena, "pain, punishment, penalty", gave rise to English words such as subpoena and pain. The original word is the Ancient Greek poinḗ
Simple English Wikipedia (496 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the usual "page does not exist". The project uses around 2,000 common English words, and is based on Basic English, an 850-word auxiliary international
List of English words of French origin (D-I) (3,591 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Main article: List of English words of French origin A great number of words of French origin have entered the English language to the extent that many
Dictionary of American English (260 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
up where the Oxford English Dictionary left off, it covers American English words and phrases in use from the first English settlements up to the start
Azymes (205 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Azymes is an archaic English word for the Jewish matzah, derived from the Greek word ἄζυμος ázymos, "unleavened", for unfermented bread in Biblical times;
Ero guro (979 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
term itself is an example of wasei-eigo, a Japanese combination of English words or abbreviated words: ero from "ero(tic)", guro from "gro(tesque)",
Hard and soft C (1,664 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and pronunciations of Italian loanwords have mostly been kept. Many English words that have been borrowed from Italian follow a distinct set of pronunciation
Malawian English (373 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
do not learn Chichewa at all, as it is regarded as a local language. English words are even replacing their equivalents in other Malawi languages. One
Penult (183 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the ultima. For example, the main stress falls on the penult in such English words as banána, and Mississíppi. Occasionally, "penult" refers to the last
Human-readable medium (442 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
integer into a long series of English words. Compared to decimal or other compact binary-to-text encoding systems, English words are easier for humans to read
Yutz (332 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the slang term meaning a foolish or incompetent person, see List of English words of Yiddish origin. Yutz (French pronunciation: ​[jys], German: Jeutz
List of Arabic star names (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of traditional Arabic names for stars. In Western astronomy, most of the accepted star names are Arabic, a few are Greek and some are of
NATO reporting name (750 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of the Warsaw Pact). They provide unambiguous and easily understood English words in a uniform manner in place of the original designations, which either
Bible in Basic English (168 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was translated by Professor S. H. Hooke using the standard 850 Basic English words. 100 words that were helpful to understand poetry were added along with
Kleshas (Buddhism) (2,472 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
desire, depression, etc. Contemporary translators use a variety of English words to translate the term kleshas, such as: afflictions, defilements, destructive
List of English words of Anglo-Saxon origin (3,837 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Below is the list of English words of native or Anglo-Saxon origin. This list also includes neologisms formed from Anglo-Saxon roots and/or particles
Hard and soft G (1,912 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
that don't follow the paradigm include ⟨gh⟩, ⟨gn⟩, and ⟨gm⟩. In a few English words (including some Anglo-Celtic proper nouns), the digraph ⟨gu⟩ is used
Plonk (wine) (416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Plonk is a non-specific and derogatory term used primarily in British and Australian English for wine. It is believed to come from Australian slang, in
Interjection (717 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
there's nothing to do!") ends with [h], which does not occur with regular English words. Oops is an interjection made in response to the observation of a minor
Humbug (1,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Humbug (disambiguation). "Bah! Humbug!" redirects here. For the character who says this, see Ebenezer Scrooge. A humbug is
Back-formation (805 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
suffix. Back-formation may be particularly common in English since many English words are borrowed from Latin, French and Greek, giving English a large range
Mad Gab (265 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the meaning because sounds would have to be encoded into meaningful English words. Original Mad Gab Game includes 300 cards and 1200 different puzzles
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (302 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
cosmetics, and the like, based on scientific names and other Latin and English words. INCI names often differ greatly from systematic chemical nomenclature
Vinish (84 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
communities in majority-English-speaking countries.[citation needed] Borrowed English words are also commonly used in everyday Vietnamese both inside and outside
Éothéod (711 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Rohirrim. The word, meaning "horse people", is a compound of the Old English words éoh ("horse" or "war horse") and théod ("people", "race"); it is cognate
Bradnop (193 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Bradnop was first recorded in 1197, and gets its name from the Old English words "bradan", meaning broad, and "hop", meaning enclosed valley. Historically
May you live in interesting times (741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Chinese curse" redirects here. For Chinese-language profanity, see Mandarin Chinese profanity. "May you live in interesting times" is an English expression
Academic Word List (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Academic Word List (AWL) was developed by Averil Coxhead at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington
Quisling (1,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A quisling (/ˈkwɪzlɪŋ/; Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈkʋɪsˈlɪŋ]) in Norwegian, English, and some other languages, is a person who collaborates with an enemy
Phone (phonetics) (454 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
only be discussed in reference to specific languages. For example, the English words kid and kit end with two distinct phonemes, and swapping one for the
List of English terms of venery, by animal (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of English terms of venery (venery being an archaic word for hunting), comprising terms from a tradition that arose in the Late Middle Ages
Chaucer (surname) (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
meaning is also recorded in the "Glossary of Anglo-Norman and Early English Words". From French 'chaussier', 'chaucier', a hosier May have arisen from
Fanspeak (572 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
coinages from science fiction novels or films, and archaic or standard English words used in specific ways relevant or amusing to the science fiction community
Frogmore, Hampshire (339 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Hampshire, England. The origin of the place-name is from the Old English words frogga and mere meaning pool frequented by frogs. It adjoins Darby Green
Bow Brickhill (355 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Keynes itself. The village name is a combination of Brythonic and Old English words for 'hill' (Brythonic: breg, Anglo Saxon hyll). The prefix 'Bow' comes
Jewish English languages (150 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
simply regarded as Yiddish. (This problem is illustrated in the list of English words of Yiddish origin.)[citation needed] Jewish Language Research Website
Franglais (3,274 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
consists of either filling in gaps in one's knowledge of French with English words, using false friends with their incorrect meaning, or speaking French
Taglish (973 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
words "Taglish" and "Englog", where Taglish refers to the usage of English words in Tagalog syntax and Englog refers to the usage of Tagalog words in
List of English homographs (447 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
category on English heteronyms Initial-stress-derived noun List of English words with disputed usage List of true homonyms List of orthographically identical
Nether Wallop (356 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Over Wallop and Middle Wallop. The name "Wallop" derives from the Old English words waella and hop, which taken together roughly mean "the valley of springing
List of English words of Arabic origin (C-F) (7,812 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
The following English words have been acquired either directly from Arabic or else indirectly by passing from Arabic into other languages and then into
Denglisch (2,397 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
contact (which is active also in the reverse direction, see list of English words of German origin). The term Denglisch is however mostly reserved for
A New English Dictionary (147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lexicographic career by enlarging Edward Phillips' The New World of English Words in 1706 and editing the Dictionarium Anglo-Britannicum in 1708. The