Flashcards - NES ELA: Influences on the English Language

Flashcards - NES ELA: Influences on the English Language
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Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
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suffixes
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
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grammar
In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language
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grammar
In linguistics, grammar is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language
suffixes
In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word
Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
semantics
Semantics is primarily the linguistic, and also philosophical study of meaning-in language, programming languages, formal logics, and semiotics
language families
A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor, called the proto-language of that family
loanwords
A loanword is a word adopted from one language and incorporated into a different, recipient language without translation

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