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The English word " squash " derives from askutasquash ( a green thing eaten raw ), a word from the Narragansett language, which was documented by Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, in his 1643 publication A Key Into the Language of America.
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English and word
Suddenly the Spanish became an English in which only one word emerged with clarity and precision, `` son of a bitch '', sometimes hyphenated by vicious jabs of a beer bottle into Johnson's quivering ribs.
When the Half Moon put in at Dartmouth, England, in the fall of 1609, word of Hudson's findings leaked out, and English interest in him revived.
In his mind he spoke simultaneously the English sentence and the Martian word and felt closer grokking.
The use of the word abacus dates before 1387 AD, when a Middle English work borrowed the word from Latin to describe a sandboard abacus.
The English word alphabet came into Middle English from the Late Latin word alphabetum, which in turn originated in the Greek ἀλφάβητος ( alphabētos ), from alpha and beta, the first two letters of the Greek alphabet.
For example, the spelling of the Thai word for " beer " retains a letter for the final consonant " r " present in the English word it was borrowed from, but silences it.
Only after 1915, with the suggestion and evidence that this Z number was also the nuclear charge and a physical characteristic of atoms, did the word and its English equivalent atomic number come into common use.
Much like the relationship between British English and American English, the Austrian and German varieties differ in minor respects ( e. g., spelling, word usage and grammar ) but are recognizably equivalent and largely mutually intelligible.
The word " alphabet " in English has a source in Greek language in which the first two letters were " A " ( alpha ) and " B " ( beta ), hence " alphabeta ".
The English word Alps derives from the French and Latin Alpes, which at one time was thought to be derived from the Latin albus (" white ").
Cognate words are the Greek ( ankylοs ), meaning " crooked, curved ," and the English word " ankle ".
The Latin-derived form of the word is " tecnicus ", from which the English words technique, technology, technical are derived.
The French word artiste ( which in French, simply means " artist ") has been imported into the English language where it means a performer ( frequently in Music Hall or Vaudeville ).
The English word ' artiste ' has thus, a narrower range of meaning than the word ' artiste ' in French.
English and squash
England Squash & Racketball is now recognised by Sport England as the English national governing body of the sports of squash and racketball.
Momordica charantia often called bitter melon, bitter gourd or bitter squash in English, has many other local names.
Janet Rachael Margaret Morgan ( later known by her married name, Janet Shardlow ) ( 1921 – 1990 ) was an English squash player who dominated the game in the 1950s.
As in British English, the colourless, slightly lemon-flavoured, carbonated drink known in North America and elsewhere under brand names such as Sprite and 7 Up is called lemonade, while the more strongly flavoured drink known as lemonade in North America that is typically made of lemon juice and sugar is sometimes referred to as lemon squash, pub squash, traditional lemonade or club lemon, particularly in carbonated form.
James " Jim " Dear ( 1910 – 1981 ) was an English racquets, court tennis, and squash player who effectively won world titles in three different sports during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.
English and derives
The English word amber derives from the Arabic anbar, via Medieval Latin ambar and Old French ambre.
The name probably derives from the Old English bēd, or prayer ; if Bede was given the name at his birth, then his family had probably always planned for him to enter the clergy.
The English word breast derives from the Old English word brēost ( breast, bosom ) from Proto-Germanic breustam ( breast ), from the Proto-Indo-European base bhreus – ( to swell, to sprout ).
The term " common law " originally derives from the 1150s and 1160s, when Henry II of England established the secular English tribunals.
The English " cumin " derives from the Old English cymen ( or Old French cumin ), from Latin cuminum, which is the latinisation of the Greek κύμινον ( kuminon ), cognate with Hebrew כמון ( kammon ) and Arabic كمون ( kammun ).
* In Italian musical terms used in English, it means " with " ( con means " with " in both Italian and Spanish as the word derives from Latin )
For example, the English words shirt and skirt are doublets ; the former derives from the Old English sċyrte, while the latter is loaned from Old Norse skyrta, both of which derive from the Proto-Germanic * skurtjōn -.
First attested in English 1664, the word " celery " derives from the French céleri, in turn from Italian seleri, the plural of selero, which comes from Late Latin selinon, the latinisation of the Greek σέλινον ( selinon ), " parsley ".
However, the best modern analysis of the sources of the creed ( by A. de Halleux, in Revue Theologique de Louvain 7, 1976 ) and a reading of the acts, or proceedings, of the council ( recently translated into English ) show that the bishops considered Cyril the great authority and that even the language of ' two natures ' derives from him.
In the essay a blind English mathematician named Saunderson argues that since knowledge derives from the senses, then mathematics is the only form of knowledge that both he and a sighted person can agree about.
In 1651, John French published The Art of Distillation the first major English compendium of practice, though it has been claimed that much of it derives from Braunschweig's work.
The English word " dragon " derives from Greek δράκων ( drákōn ), " dragon, serpent of huge size, water-snake ", which probably comes from the verb δρακεῖν ( drakeîn ) " to see clearly ".
Originally ælf / elf and its plural ælfe were the masculine forms, while the corresponding feminine form ( first found in eighth century glosses ) was ælfen or elfen ( with a possible feminine plural-ælfa, found in dunælfa ) which became the Middle English elven, using the feminine suffix-en from the earlier-inn which derives from the Proto-Germanic *- innja ).
The English term " empiric " derives from the Greek word ἐμπειρία, which is cognate with and translates to the Latin experientia, from which we derive the word " experience " and the related " experiment ".
Many new words can be derived simply by changing these suffixes, just as-ly derives adverbs from adjectives in English: From vidi ( to see ), we get vida ( visual ), vide ( visually ), and vido ( sight ).
He notes that the English word " capricious " derives from it, " evoking the animal's skittish temperament ", adding that " the name neatly expresses two aspects of Frank Capra's personality: emotionalism and obstinacy.