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I don't think the French are missing any of their words.

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Q: What are some English words that are borrowed from the French language?
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When did the English borrow the French language?

Assuming by "borrow" adopt is meant, never. Beginning with the Norman Conquest in 1066, a Germanic-influenced form of Old French, called Norman French became the official language of England although Latin was used in law and in ecclesiastical circles. This led to the eventual emergence of Modern English, which has many French words and uses some French grammar, but it has to be remembered that English has borrowed words from many languages, and French words in English use have come into the language at different times and from different dialects. Answer The English borrowed French for a short time, but gave it back.

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What words have a silent terminal t?

The silent terminal t is a French characteristic, and in the English language it is found only in words that have been borrowed from the French, such as coup d'état, or Stephen Colbert.

Is madam singular form?

Yes. Madam is singular, the plural form is "mesdames." It's actually a French word that we borrowed. Many words in the English language are borrowed from other languages.

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Why is English language called a language with the most borrowed words?

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What two words borrowed from the Spanish language and used within the English language?

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Is many english words have been borrowed from french a detail?

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What countries do some common English words originate from?

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What English words are in the french language?

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