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" The net result is, that the Old Celtic element in English is very small, and further research tends rather to diminish than increase it. The greater part of the Celtic words in English consists of comparatively late borrowings ; and the whole sum of them... "
Principles of English Etymology: The native element - Page 450
by Walter William Skeat - 1892 - 547 pages
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887
...but of Celtic origin, are perhaps these, viz. bannock, brock, carl, clout, combe, cradle, crock, dawn (hill), dun, slough. I doubt if the list can be much...dictionaries, savours more of ignorance than of prudence. 1 CHAPTER XXIII. THE SCANDINAVIAN OR SCANDIAN ELEMENT. § 413. It has long been understood that many...
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The Celtic Magazine, Volume 13

Clans - 1888
...been borrowed into Gaelic and Welsh as madag and matog. " The result is," as Prof. Skeat concludes, " that the Old Celtic element in English is very small,...; and the whole sum of them is by no means large." In presenting Prof. Skeats results to our readers, we have also entered on some criticisms which may...
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The Celtic Magazine, Volume 13

Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain - Clans - 1888
...and further research tends rather^to diminish than increase it. The greater part of the Celtic^words in English consists of comparatively late borrowings...; and the whole sum of them is by no means large." In presenting Prof. Skeats results to our readers, we have also entered on some criticisms which may...
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Grundriss der englischen philologie

Karl Elze - English philology - 1889 - 386 pages
...stellt Skeat (Principles, p. 452) folgende Sätze auf: ' The net result is, that the- Old Celtic clement in English is very small, and further research tends rather to diminish than increase it. The greater pari of the Celtic words in English consists of comparatively lote borrowings; and the whole sum of...
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