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The ancestor language of Modern English, spoken in England and parts of Scotland (where it became Lowland Scots) from about 1100 AD to 1500 AD. It developed from Anglo-Saxon, also called Old English, with heavy influence from French and Latin after the Norman invasion
form of the English language which was used from c.1100 to c.1500 (language of Chaucer)
The English language from about 1100 to 1500. Vernacular spoken and written in England 1100-1500, the descendant of Old English and the ancestor of Modern English. It can be divided into three periods: Early, Central, and Late. The Central period was marked by the borrowing of many Anglo-Norman words and the rise of the London dialect, used by such poets as John Gower and Geoffrey Chaucer in a 14th-century flowering of English literature. The dialects of Middle English are usually divided into four groups: Southern, East Midland, West Midland, and Northern
English from about 1100 to 1450
The version of English spoken after the Norman Conquest from 1066 up to about 1450 or so Before the Norman Conquest, the common version of English was Old English or Anglo-Saxon, a Germanic language that is difficult to read without specialized training An influx of Norman French and Latin vocabulary after the Normans conquered England resulted in rapid changes in spoken English Between 1400-1450, a phenomenon known as the Great Vowel Shift occurred, and the pronunciation of vowels changed in English, resulting in Modern English (See below) To avoid irritating your teacher, do not confuse Old English, Middle English, and Modern English
was spoken in England from around 1100 to 1500 (late Middle Ages)
Historical variety of English spoken, written, and sung in England from 1100-1500 Major changes from OE are reduction of inflections and large borrowings in the lexicon from French and Latin
Old English
Medieval English
middle english


    mid·dle Eng·lish

    Turkish pronunciation

    mîdıl înglîş


    /ˈmədəl ˈəɴɢləsʜ/ /ˈmɪdəl ˈɪŋlɪʃ/


    [ 'mi-d&l ] (adjective.) before 12th century. Middle English middel, from Old English; akin to Old English midde.

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