List of English words of Anglo-Saxon origin

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Below is the list of English words of native or Anglo-Saxon origin. This list also includes neologisms formed from Anglo-Saxon roots and/or particles in later forms of English, and words borrowed into other languages (e.g. French, Anglo-French, etc.) then borrowed back into English (e.g. bateau, chiffon, gourmet, nordic, etc.). Foreign words borrowed into Old English from Old Norse, Latin, and Greek are excluded, as are native words inherited into English from Ancient British.

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  • Online Etymology Dictionary. [1]
  • Dictionary.com. [2]
  • Wordnik.com. [3]

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