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Anglic languages are West Germanic languages that come from Old English. They were first spoken on the British Isles. Creole languages based on forms of English are generally not included. Except for English, this group also includes Scots in Scotland, and Yola and Fingallan in Ireland.
Anglic, Insular Germanic, or English languages encompass Old English and all the linguistic varieties descended from it. These include Middle English, Early Modern English, and Modern English; Early Scots, Middle Scots, and Modern Scots; and the now extinct Yola and Fingallian in Ireland.
Anglic languages, a group of languages that includes Old English and the languages that descended from it, like Modern English or Scots English dialects and the World Englishes, varieties more closely associated with Modern English, spoken both in England and throughout the world
"Anglic languages" is a term used (rarely, admittedly) for English and its closest relatives, especially when one wants to imply that linguistic entities like Scots are separate languages, rather than dialects of English. -- Angr / tɔk tə mi 22:48, 12 November 2005 (UTC) AAVE is not a language
Anglic may refer to: Something related to the Angles Old English and the other Anglic languages, descended from it A simplified system of English spelling invented by Swedish philologist Robert Eugen Zachrisson in 1930
English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.
From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia The Anglic languages (also called the English languages or Insular Germanic languages) are a group of linguistic varieties including Old English and the languages descended from it.
English, in various dialects, is the most widely spoken language of the United Kingdom, but a number of regional languages are also spoken. There are 14 indigenous languages used across the British Isles: 5 Celtic, 3 Germanic, 3 Romance, and 3 sign languages: 2 Banszl and 1 Francosign language.
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