Kentish dialect (Old English)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Kentish (Old English))
Jump to: navigation, search
For the modern dialect, see Kentish dialect.

Kentish was a southern dialect of Old English spoken in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Kent. It was one of four dialect-groups of Old English, the other three being Mercian, Northumbrian (known collectively as the Anglian dialects), and West Saxon.

The dialect was spoken in what is now the modern-day county of Kent, Surrey, southern Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by the Jutes.

External links[edit]