Anglish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proposed as a joke name by humorist Paul Jennings in the British magazine Punch[1].

Proper noun[edit]

Anglish

Examples
  1. A register or form of English that gives preference to words of Germanic origin over words of other (especially Latin, French, or Greek) origin.
    In Anglish, you might call a dictionary a ‘wordbook’.

Adjective[edit]

Anglish (comparative more Anglish, superlative most Anglish)

  1. Of, in, or pertaining to this form of English.

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