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the English language since c1475.
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Which sentence is correct?
Also called New English.
Words nearby Modern English
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How to use Modern English in a sentence
The name would have a parallel in the Modern English grindle, grundel, German grundel, a fish haunting the bottom of the water.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
In Modern English the same use is frequently seen, but the form is the same as the objective.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
The distinctive features of Modern English have already been anticipated by way of contrast with preceding stages of the language.
Give the Modern English for the following forms and expressions—munucas, steorran, to lufienne.
A more frequent use of min and thin, for my and thy;—in contradistinction to both Middle and Modern English.
British Dictionary definitions for Modern English
the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle EnglishSee also English, Middle English, Old English
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