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English may refer to:
In other uses:
  • English (surname), people with the family name English
  • 76% English, a 2006 television programme shown on British broadcaster Channel 4
  • English Electric, a former British electrical engineering and aircraft manufacturer
  • English horn, a woodwind musical instrument
  • English Opening, a chess opening
  • ENGLISH (programming language)
  • English major, an academic curriculum involving the study of English literature or English writing at a post-secondary level, a student taking this curriculum, or a student who has completed and graduated from it
  • English, a chiefly American expression for side spin in cue sports
  • The avoirdupois system of weights

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Study guide

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

.There is more than one meaning of English discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.^ YOU belong there more than a baby cub belongs with his mother.
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sometimes, I like to see more than one, but I always pay for all of them.
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Alrighty mr I just wanted you to know you have one more fan out there.
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.We are planning to let all links go to the correct meaning directly, but for now you will have to search it out from the list below by yourself.^ Fliped out becouse of the fame if you now what i mean!
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Anyway, it's gonna kill me to have to say goodbye to that show (well probably not as much as you) but seriously, I"m a bit pressed over the show (and you lol ) Anyway that's all I have to say by now .
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So I'm re-watching Garden State, and I know you must be bored by now with all the "loved the film, man!"
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If you want to change the link that led you here yourself, it would be appreciated.^ You could talk to the people who made this website to fix this, because you yourself are a great spamhater I read :) Would be very nice.
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hey Zach I dont know if you would actually read this but i want to tell you that your awesome.
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And find yourself a nice girl, would you?
  • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Most common English words: hope « er « children « #319: English » sure » indeed » leave

Etymology

From Old English Englisc < Engle (the Angles), a Germanic tribe).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭng'glĭsh, IPA: /ˈɪŋglɪʃ/, /ˈiŋglɪʃ/, SAMPA: /"INglIS/
  •  Audio (US)help, file
  • Hyphenation: Eng‧lish

Adjective

English (comparative more English, superlative most English)
Positive
English
Comparative
more English
Superlative
most English
  1. English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
  2. Of or pertaining to England or its people.
  3. Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
    an English ton

Translations

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Proper noun

Singular
English
Plural
-
English
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  1. The language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States of America, and other parts of the world.^ So I'm re-watching Garden State, and I know you must be bored by now with all the "loved the film, man!"
    • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I have watched Scrubs for a while now, but so far Garden State has had the biggest impact on me then all your other things.
    • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My next step is to buy all the seasons on DVD. There are literally no other quality comedies on the air right now.
    • : : : ZACHBRAFF : : : - Hi there. 18 January 2010 6:33 UTC www.zachbraff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    English is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.
  2. (collective plural) The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
    The Scottish and English have a history of conflict.

Usage notes

  • The name of the language, English, when it means "the English language", does not assume an article.
  • The people as a collective noun requires the definite article "the" or a demonstrative adjective.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
English
English (uncountable)
  1. One’s ability to employ the English language correctly.
    My coworker has pretty good English for a non-native speaker.
  2. The English-language term or expression for something.
    What’s the English for ‘à peu près’?
  3. Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.
    The technical details are correct, but the English is not very clear.

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Verb

Infinitive
to English
Third person singular
Englishes
Simple past
Englished
Past participle
Englished
Present participle
Englishing
to English (third-person singular simple present Englishes, present participle Englishing, simple past and past participle Englished)
  1. (archaic) To render into English.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York 2001, p. 214:
      [...] severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc. I spare to English this which I have said.

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Wikibooks

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
(Redirected to Subject:English language article)

From Wikibooks, the open-content textbooks collection

.Books in this subject area deal with the English language.^ By Jason Kottke • Jan 19, 2007 • infoviz language snowclones English Sentences Without Overt Grammatical Subjects, or .
  • language (kottke.org) 16 January 2010 12:13 UTC www.kottke.org [Source type: General]

^ By Jason Kottke • Oct 25, 2006 • books language quotations Glossary of 1920s English slang.
  • language (kottke.org) 16 January 2010 12:13 UTC www.kottke.org [Source type: General]

^ The book contains 4448 pages and nearly every word in the English language (according to the OED).
  • language (kottke.org) 16 January 2010 12:13 UTC www.kottke.org [Source type: General]

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