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Why is current English so different from Old English?

Asked by R.Roanre, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

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C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Nov 02, 2018

Old English also known as Anglo-Saxon. The old English was greatly influenced by many Germanic languages. The major differences between current modern English and old English is that vowels were...Read More
 

D. Gray

D. Gray

Answered May 31, 2018

Current English is way different than Old English. The big difference is the spelling and the pronounciation of words. Added vowels and syllables in Old English have been shortened in order to...Read More
 

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