What is the full form of English and History of English?

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  • #874

    Tammy R Fauver
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    @rfauver

    I am curious about history and description of English.

    #983

    Bianka Mitchell
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    @mbianka

    English full form-

    E- England
    N- Native
    G- General
    L- Language for
    I- Irish
    S- Scottish and
    H- Hales

    Basically, English is an Indo-European language and came from the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Origin of Old English is Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum with the coast of the North Sea.

    #1213

    Philip Steuber
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    @psteuber

    Most of the people don’t know the type of English. English already described over so I want to describe the type of English.

    1. European English

    European English is the language of some European countries. Some countries are

    • England
    • Scotland
    • Wales
    • Isle of Man
    • Channel Islands
    • Gibraltar
    • Ireland

    2. North American English

    It contents below countries-

    • United States
    • Canada
    • Bermuda
    • Indigenous North America

    3. Caribbean, Central, and South America

    • Anguilla
    • Antigua
    • The Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Colombia
    • Falkland Islands
    • Guyana
    • Honduras
    • Jamaica
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Trinidad and Tobago

    4. Asian English

    • Brunei
    • Burma
    • Hong Kong
    • Pakistan
    • India
    • Nepal
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
    • Singapore
    • Sri Lanka

    5. African English

    • Cameroon
    • Ghana
    • Kenya
    • Liberia
    • Malawi
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • South Atlantic
    • Uganda

    6. Oceania English

    • Australia
    • New Zealand

    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dialects_of_English#Cameroon

    #1381

    Isidro Dooley
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    @isidrod

    It is surprising to me that English has a full form also. anyway nice answers and good question.

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