Dunglish (portmanteau of Dutch and English; in Dutch steenkolenengels, literally: "coal-English", or nengels) is a popular term for a mixture of Dutch and English, often viewed pejoratively as mistakes native Dutch speakers make when speaking English.
Denglisch is a pejorative term used by German language purists describing the increased use of anglicisms and pseudo-anglicisms in the German language. It is a portmanteau of the German words Deutsch (German) and Englisch. The term is first recorded from 1965.
– in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the European Union (green) Capital and largest city Paris 48°51′N 2°21′E / 48.850°N 2.350°E / 48.850; 2.350 Official language and national language French [I] Nationality (2018) 93.0% French citizens 7.0% foreign nationals Religion (2019) 51% Christianity 40% No religion 5% Islam 3% Other 1% Undeclared Demonym(s) French Government ...
This was dubbed the "Jailtacht", a portmanteau of "jail" and "Gaeltacht", the name for an Irish-speaking region.  It is thought by some that the Republican slogan Tiocfaidh ár lá ("Our day will come") is a form of anglicism, more idiomatic equivalents being Beidh ár lá linn ("Our day will be with us") or Beidh ár lá againn ("We will ...
Pitman shorthand is a system of shorthand for the English language developed by Englishman Sir Isaac Pitman (1813–1897), who first presented it in 1837. Like most systems of shorthand, it is a phonetic system; the symbols do not represent letters, but rather sounds, and words are, for the most part, written as they are spoken.
Centum languages are mostly found in western and southern Europe (Greek, Italic, Celtic, Germanic) and the number of isoglosses between Tocharian and several Western European languages is stunning, considering the geographical separation and total lack of cultural contact.
Hindi/Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language. All Indo-Aryan languages are descended from the vernacular of which Vedic Sanskrit was the formal, stylized expression. As you say, the relation between the Indo-Aryan languages and Sanskrit is analagous to that between the Romance Languages and Latin. level 2.
Sep 01, 2007 · “ Early studies of Indo-European languages focused on those most familiar to the original European researchers: the Italic, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic families. Affinities between these and the "Aryan" languages spoken in faraway India were noticed by European travelers as early as the 16th century.
French has had an enormous effect on English, especially in terms of its lexicon. An estimated 30% of English words come from French. Do note that words which are compounds of French words coined in English (like "grapefruit") do not count, nor do...
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.