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EN language code (ISO 639-1)

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Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески Englisch, English, Inglis, from Стари Енглески Englisċ (of the Angles; English), from Engle (the Angles), a Germanic tribe +‎ -isċ; equal to Angle +‎ -ish. Compare Холандски Engels, Дански engelsk, Стари Француски Englesche (whence Француски anglais), Немачки englisch, Шпански inglés, ultimately derived from Пра-Индо-Европски *h₂enǵʰ- (narrow) (compare Санскрт अंहु (áṃhu, narrow), अंहस् (áṃhas, anxiety, sin), Латински angustus (narrow), Старословенски ѫзъкъ (ǫzŭkŭ, narrow)).

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Adjective[уреди]

English (comparative more English, superlative most English)

  1. Of or pertaining to England.
  2. English-language; of or pertaining to the language, descended from Anglo-Saxon, which developed in England.
    Those immigrants Anglicised their names to make them sound more English.
  3. Of or pertaining to the people of England (to Englishmen and Englishwomen).
  4. Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
    an English ton
  5. (Amish) Non-Amish, so named for speaking English rather than a variety of German.

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Noun[уреди]

English (countable and uncountable, plural English or Englishes)

  1. (plural) The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
    The Scottish and the English have a history of conflict.
  2. (Amish, plural) The non-Amish; non-Amish people.
  3. (uncountable) Ability to employ the English language correctly or idiomatically.
    My coworkers have pretty good English for non-native speakers.
  4. The English-language term or expression for something.
    What's the English for ‘à peu près’?
  5. (uncountable) Specific language or wording in English; English text or statements in speech, whether in translation or otherwise.
    The technical details are correct, but much of the English is not very clear.
  6. (printing, dated) A size of type between pica (12 point) and great primer (18 point), standardized as 14-point.
  7. (uncountable, North America) Spin or sidespin given to a ball, especially in pool or billiards.
    You are trying to put too much English on the ball.

Usage notes[уреди]

  • The people as a collective noun require the definite article "the" or a demonstrative adjective. Hence: "The English are coming!" or "Oh, those English, always drinking their tea..."

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Proper noun[уреди]

English

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  1. The language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, North America, and other parts of the world.
    English is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.
    How do you say ‘à peu près’ in English?
  2. A variety, dialect, or idiolect of spoken and or written English.
    • 2003, Amy Tan, "Mother Tongue", in The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, page 278
      I began to write stories using all the Englishes I grew up with: the English I spoke to my mother, which for lack of a better term might be described as “simple”; the English she used with me, which for lack of a better term might be described as “broken”; my translation of her Chinese, which could certainly be described as “watered down”; and what I imagined to be her translation of her Chinese if she could speak in perfect English, her internal language, and for that I sought to preserve the essence, but neither an English nor a Chinese structure.
  3. English language, literature, composition as a subject of study
  4. Шаблон:check deprecated lang param usage originally denoting a non-Celtic or non-Danish person in Britain.
  5. A en or female дато име
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  • As with the names of almost all languages, English, when it means "the English language", does not usually require an article. Hence: "Say it in plain English!"

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Verb[уреди]

English (third-person singular simple present Englishes, present participle Englishing, simple past and past participle Englished)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To translate, adapt or render into English.
    • Шаблон:check deprecated lang param usage, page 214 (2001 reprint):
      [] severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc. I spare to English this which I have said.
    • 2011, Colin Cheney, 'Where Should I Start with Tomas Tranströmer?':
      Here, the poems are Englished by twelve different translators

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