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  1. English language - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · 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.

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  3. Nagaland - Wikipedia

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    23 hours ago · Each tribe has one or more dialects that are unintelligible to others. In 1967, the Nagaland Assembly proclaimed Indian English as the official language of Nagaland and it is the medium for education in Nagaland. Other than English, Nagamese, a creole language based on Assamese, is widely spoken.

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  4. List of languages by total number of speakers - Wikipedia

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    23 hours ago · First, it is difficult to define exactly what constitutes a language as opposed to a dialect. For example, some languages, including Chinese and Arabic , cover several mutually unintelligible varieties and are sometimes considered single languages and sometimes language families.

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    1 day ago · This is different from the official Chinese dialect, Mandarin, which is mutually unintelligible with Wu Chinese. Modern Shanghainese is based on other dialects of Taihu Wu: Suzhounese, Ningbonese, and the local dialect of Songjiang Prefecture.

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    23 hours ago · The Standard Zhuang language is based on a northern dialect, but it is closer to the Bouyei language than Southern Zhuang, so few people learn it. Due to mutually unintelligible languages or dialects, Zhuang people from different areas use Chinese to communicate with each other and Chinese was used as the lingua franca in areas of high Zhuang ...

  7. blind - Wiktionary

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    Alternative forms

    1. (archaic) blinde

    Etymology

    From Old English blind, from Proto-Germanic *blindaz.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blaɪnd/ 2. Rhymes: -aɪnd

    Etymology

    From Dutch blind, from Middle Dutch blint, from Old Dutch *blint, from Lua error in Module:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Afrikaans (af) in Module:languages/data2. The ancestor of Afrikaans is Dutch (nl)..

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blənt/

    Adjective

    blind (attributive blinde, comparative blinder, superlative blindste) 1. blind(unable to see)

    Etymology

    From Old Norse blindr, from Proto-Germanic *blindaz.

    Pronunciation

    1. Rhymes: -end

    Adjective

    blind 1. blind

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blɪnt/ 2. Hyphenation: blind 3. Rhymes: -ɪnt

    Etymology 1

    From Middle Dutch blint, from Old Dutch *blint, from Lua error in Module:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Dutch (nl) in Module:languages/data2. The ancestor of Dutch is Middle Dutch (dum)..

    Etymology 2

    From blinden.

    Etymology

    From Old High German blint, from Proto-Germanic *blindaz.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blɪnt/

    Adjective

    blind (comparative blinder, superlative am blindesten) 1. blind 2. (of a mirror or windowpane) cloudy 2.1. 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Orgelpfeifen, in: Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun. Verlag, page 9: 2.1.1. So dunkel und schauerlich die Gruft aussah, wenn man durch die blinden, bestaubten Scheibchen der kleinen Fenster hineinblickte, so hell und freundlich war oben die Kirche. 2.1.1.1. Just as dark and eerie the crypt looked like, if one looked in it through the cloudy, dusted li...

    Etymology

    Cognate to Dutch blind, German blind.

    Adjective

    blind (comparative blinner, superlative blinnst) 1. blind

    Adjective

    blind 1. inflection of blindur: 1.1. feminine singular nominative strong positive degree 1.2. neuter plural nominative strong positive degree 1.3. neuter plural accusative strong positive degree

    Etymology

    From Old Norse blindr, from Proto-Germanic *blindaz. Akin to English blind.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blɪnː/, /blɪnd/

    Adjective

    blind (masculine and feminine blind, neuter blindt, definite singular and plural blinde, comparative blindare, indefinite superlative blindast, definite superlative blindaste) 1. blind

    Etymology

    From Proto-Germanic *blindaz.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /blind/

    Adjective

    blind 1. blind 1.1. blind, dēaf, and dumb 1.1.1. blind, deaf, and dumb 1.2. God is dēad and man is blind. 1.2.1. God is dead and man is blind. 2. (substantive)a blind person

    Etymology

    From Old Swedish blinder, from Old Norse blindr, from Proto-Germanic *blindaz.

    Adjective

    blind 1. blind; unable or failing to see

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