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Latin influence on english language

  title={Latin influence on english language},
  author={Leila Rita Abu},
There are some languages that try to avoid as far they can the use of alien terms. They do this by forming new words that are made up of native elements. English, how­ ever, has always made use of foreign words. The English language has been particular­ ly open to foreign influences (Serjeantson 1993: 1). English has borrowed words from several languages over the course of its histo­ ry. A great deal of the foreign elements in the English lexicon are of Latin or French origin, but several other… Expand

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