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fallen for greek

Postby okanstope » Sun Jul 25, 2010 12:01 pm

hello guys, Christopher here, am just wondering why all English word comes form greek origin?
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Re: fallen for greek

Postby Hampie » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:08 pm

Not all of them do. English is a mix of anglosaxon, old norse, old french, latin and indeed some greek loanwords. Most greek words have been taken into the English language from science. In medicin it's a praxis that anathomy is in latin and pathology (deseases) are named in greek.
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Re: fallen for greek

Postby Anthony Appleyard » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:00 pm

Some English words look like Greek (e.g. "work" and ϝεργον, "three" and τρεις) because Greek and Common Germanic are both descended from Common Indo-European.
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Re: fallen for greek

Postby ramtok2 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:06 pm

Some
okanstope wrote:hello guys, Christopher here, am just wondering why all English word comes form greek origin?


Not all English words come from Greek origin.
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