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Number of speakers: 341.000.000 (1999)
Language Code: ENG
Spoken in: CANADA [Details], IRELAND [Details], UNITED KINGDOM [Details], UNITED STATES [Details]

English is spoken by more than 300.000.000 native speakers living in the UK, the USA and practically all over the world.

English has the biggest number of native speakers after Chinese, Arabic and Hindi. It is the geographically most widespread... [more ...]

1   A (Very) Brief History of the English Language
2   A Brief History of Runes in Europe:
3   American Speech
4   Anglo-Saxon Runes Table
5   Beowulf in Hypertext
6   Common Errors in English
7   Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)
8   Germanic Languages
9   History of English Language
10   Introduction to Grammar
11   Journal of English Linguistics
12   Labyrinth Library Middle English Bookcase
13   Lowland-L
14   McCaffery (Yorks Dialect Audio)
15   Merriam-Webster Online
16   Middle English Compendium
17   NASA Thesaurus Vol. 1 & 2
18   Old English Poetry
19   Telsur Project
20   The English Language
21   The English Language: Words Borrowed from Other Languages
22   The Historical Grammar of the Old English Language
23   The Origin of London's Place Names (Districts and Boroughs)
24   The Origin of Words and Names

1  Vowel ɪɚ "near, hear" American English Pronunciation
2  Vowel ɶ "cat, black"

1   : The Oxford English Dictionary I-XIII
2   Alston, R. C.: A Bibliography of the English Language from the Invention of Printing to the Year 1800
3   Bailey, R. W. & Görlach, M.: English as a World Language
4   Baker, C. L.: English Syntax
5   Baugh, A. C.: A History of the English Language
6   Blair, P. H.: An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England
7   Bolinger, D.: The Phrasal Verb in English
8   Bosworth, J. & Toller, T. N.: An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary I-II
9   Brook, G. L.: A History of the English Language
10   Brook, G. L.: English Dialects
11   Brunner, K.: Abriß der mittelenglischen Grammatik
12   Brunner, K.: Die englische Sprache I-II
13   Campbell, A.: Old English Grammar
14   Chadwick, H. M.: The Origin of the English Nation
15   Chambers, R. W. & Daunt, M.: A Book of London English (1384-1425)
16   Chomsky, N. & Halle, M.: The Sound Pattern of English
17   Clark, J. W.: Early English: A Study of Old and Middle English
18   Craigie, W.: The Growth of American English I-II
19   Craigie, W. & Hulbert, J. R.: A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles I-IV
20   Crystal, D.: The English Language
21   Declerck, R.: Tense in English. Its Structure and Use in Discourse
22   Denison, D.: English Historical Syntax
23   Dixon, R. M. W.: A New Approach to English Grammar on Semantic Pronciples
24   Dobson, F. J.: English Pronunciation 1500-1700 I-II
25   Einenkel, E.: Geschichte der Englischen Sprache. Historische Syntax
26   Ekwall, E.: English River-Names
27   Ekwall, E.: Historische neuenglische Laut- und Formenlehre
28   Ekwall, E.: The Concise Dictionary of English Place-Names
29   Elmer, W.: The History of the Old and Middle English Subjectless Constructions. Linguistische Arbeiten
30   Emerson, O. F.: A Middle English Reader
31   Fischer, O. C. M.: Syntactic Change and Causation. Amsterdam Studies in Generative Grammar 2.
32   Foster, B.: The Changing English Language
33   Francis, W. N.: The Structure of American English
34   Fries, C.: American English Grammar
35   Förster, M.: Der Flußname Themse und seine Sippe
36   Galinsky, H.: Die Sprache des Amerikaners
37   Genzel, P.: Kurze Bibliographie für das Studium der Anglistik
38   Giegerich, H. J.: English Phonology
39   Grein, C. W. M.: Sprachschatz der angelsächsischen Dichter
40   Hall, J. R. C.: A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
41   Hawkins, J.: A Comparative Typology of English and German
42   Herman, L. & Herman, M.: Manual of Foreign Dialects
43   Hessels, J. H. (ed.): An Eighth-Century Latin-Anglo-Saxon Glossary (Corpus)
44   Hiltunen, R.: The Decline of the Prefixes and the Beginnings of the English Phrasal Verb
45   Hodgkin, R. H.: A History of the Anglo-Saxons I-II
46   Hogan, J. J.: The English Language in Ireland
47   Hogg, R. (ed.): The Cambridge History of the English Language (7 vols.)
48   Holthausen, F.: Altenglisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch
49   Hopwood, D.: South Africa English Pronunciation
50   Huddleston, R. D.: Introduction to the Grammar of English
51   Jackson, K.: Language and History in Early Britian
52   Jespersen, O. H.: A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles I-VII
53   Jesperson, O.: Growth and Structure of the English Language
54   Jones, D.: An Outline of English Phonetics
55   Jordan, R.: Handbook of Middle English Grammar
56   Joyce, P. W.: English As We Speak It in Ireland
57   Kemenade, A. van: Syntactic Case and Morphological Case in History of English
58   Kennedy, A. G.: A Bibliography of Writings on the English Language from the Beginnings of Printing to the End of 1922
59   Kennedy, A. G. & Sands, D. B.: A Concise Bibliography for Students of English
60   Kluge, F.: Mittelenglisches Lesebuch
61   Koopman, W.: Word Order in Old English
62   Kortmann, B.: Free Adjunctions and Absolutes in English
63   Krapp, G. P.: The English Language in America I-II
64   Kufner, H. L.: The Grammatical Structure of English and German
65   Kurath, H.: A Handbook of the Linguistic Geography of New England
66   Kurath, H.: A Word Geography of the Eastern United States
67   Kurath, H.: The Linguistic Atlas of New England I-III
68   Kurath, H.: The Pronunciation of English in the Antlantic States
69   Kurath, H. & Sherman, M. K.: Middle English Dictionary
70   Lass, R.: The Shape of English
71   Lehnert, J.: Altenglisches Elementarbuch
72   Lehnert, J.: Poetry and Prose of the Anglo-Saxons I-II
73   Levin, B.: English Verb Classes and Alternations
74   Luick, K.: Historische Grammatik der Englischen Sprache
75   Lys, Franziska: An Analysis of Aspectual Compositionality in English and German (PhD dissertation, Northwerstern University, Evanston)
76   Mackenzie, B. A.: The Early London Dialect
77   Marchand, H.: The Categories and Types of Present-Day English Word-Formation
78   Marckwardt, A. H.: American English
79   Matthews, M. M.: Americanisms. A Dictionary of Selected Americanisms on Historical Principles
80   McCawley, J. D.: The Syntactic Phenomena of English (2 vols)
81   Meech, S. B. & Whitehall, H.: Middle English Dialect Characteristics and Dialect Boundaries
82   Mencken, H. L.: The American Language
83   Minkova, D.: The History of Final Vowels in English. Topics in English Linguistics 4
84   Mitchell, B.: Old English Syntax
85   Moore, S. & Knott, J. A.: The Elements of Old English
86   Mossé, F.: A Handbook of Middle English
87   Mossé, F.: Esquisse d'une historie de la langue anglaise
88   Mossé, F.: Manuel de l'anglais du Moyen-Age, des origines au XIV siecle I-II
89   Mustonaja, T.: A Middle English Syntax
90   Müller-Schwefe, G.: Einführung in das Studium der englischen Philologie
91   Ogden, C. K.: Basic English. A General Introduction with Rules and Grammar
92   Orton, H. & Halliday, W. J.: Survey of English Dialects I-II
93   Palmer, F.: The English Verb (2nd ed.)
94   Partridge, E.: Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
95   Pei, M.: The Story of th Englisch Language
96   Pettmann, C.: Africanderisms. A Glossary of South African Colloquial Words and Phrases
97   Pilch, H.: Altenglische Grammatik
98   Potter, S.: Our Language
99   Pyles, T.: The Origins and Development of the English Language
100   Quirk, R. et al. (eds.): A Comprehensive Grammar of English
101   Rathert, Monika: Tense in extensional contexts: a contrastive study on German and English
102   Reany, P. H.: A Dictionary of British Surnames
103   Richards, I. A.: Basic English and Its Uses
104   Schlauch, M.: The English Language in Modern Times (Since 1400)
105   Schönfelder, K. H.: Deutsches Lehngut im amerikanischen Englisch
106   Shakrai, O.: The ABC of English Historical Grammar. Phonetics and Morphology
107   Shipley, I. T.: Dictionary of Word Origins
108   Sievers, E. & Brunner, K.: Altenglische Grammatik
109   Skeat, W. W.: An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
110   Skeat, W. W.: English Dialects from the 8th Century to the Present Day
111   Smith, A. H.: English Place-Name Elements I-II
112   Spargo, J. W.: A Bibliographical Manual for Students of the Language and Literature of England and the U. S.
113   Springer, O. (ed.): Langenscheidts Enzyklopädisches Wörterbuch der englischen und deutschen Sprache I-II
114   Stenton, F. M.: Introduction to the Study of English Place-Names
115   Storm, J.: Englische Philologie. Anleitung zum wissenschaftlichen Studium der englischen Sprache I-II
116   Strang, B. M. H.: A History of English
117   Stratmann, F. H.: A Middle English Dictionary
118   Sutherland, J.: The Oxford Book of English Talk
119   Sweet, H.: An Anglo-Saxon Reader
120   Trudgill, P.: Language in British Isles
121   Van Den Bark, M.: The American Thesaurus of Slang
122   Vietor, W.: Einführung in das Studium der englischen Philologie mit Rücksicht auf die Anforderungen der Praxis
123   Visser, F. Th.: An Historical Syntax of the English Language I-II
124   Wadstein, E.: On the Origin of the English
125   Warner, A.: English Auxiliaries: Structure and History
126   Weekley, E.: Surnames
127   Weekley, E.: The English Language
128   Wentworth, H. & Flexner, S. B.: Dictionary of American Slang
129   Wiebe, H.: Die Fachbücherei des Neusprachlers. Englisch. Eine kritische Bibliographie für Lehrende und Studierende
130   Withycombe, E. G.: The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names
131   Wright, J.: The English Dialect Dictionary I-VI
132   Wright, J.: The English Dialect Grammar
133   Wright, J. & Wright, E. M.: An Elementary Old English Grammar
134   Wright, J. & Wright, E. M.: Old English Grammar
135   Wyatt, A. J.: An Anglo-Saxon Reader
136   Wyld, H. C.: A History of Modern Colloquial English
137   Zupitza, J. & Schipper, A.: Alt- und mittelenglisches Übungsbuch