Which Words Did English Take From Other Languages?English—is one of the most incredible, flavorfully-complex melting pots of linguistic ingredients from other countries. These linguistic ingredients are called loanwords that have been borrowed and incorporated into English. The loanwords are oftentimes so common now, the foreign flavor has been completely lost.
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- linguistic analysis,
- linguistic area,
- linguistic borrowing,
- linguistic form,
- linguistic geography,
- linguistic philosophy,
- linguistic stock
Origin of linguistic atlas
First recorded in 1920–25
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an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features of languages or dialects
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