Vocabulary English

by Anthony Grant  

The vocabulary contains 1515 meaning-word pairs ("entries") corresponding to core LWT meanings from the recipient language English. The corresponding text chapter was published in the book Loanwords in the World's Languages. The language page English contains a list of all loanwords arranged by donor languoid.

Word form LWT code Meaning Core list Borrowed status Source words

Field descriptions


Hoad, Terence F. 1993. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Reprint of 1986 edition.

OED online – The Oxford English Dictionary online version (consulted Sept 2005-7 July 2007).

Sagart, Laurent. Personal communications on 30 April 2006 re: TEA and SILK.

Taylor, Douglas R. 1977. Languages of the West Indies. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.