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English language: The present English language has an estimated over 1,000,000 words including words from its various dictionaries, such as scientific, computer/electronic, anthropological, medical and many other dictionaries. Up to 1933 there were approximately 500,000 words and today it's over 1,000,000, what with the explosion of knowledge in all fields. 

As knowledge expands.(Daniel 12:4), so does the invisible memory structure and thus the universe expands and now at an ever increasing rate. The English vocabulary is more extensive than that of any other language in the world, although some other languages, such as Chinese, have a word-building capacity equal to that of English.

English is based on Anglo-French; Anglo-Norman; Celtic; Greek; Late Greek; Middle English; Old English; Old French; Old North French; Low German; Middle Low German; High German; Old High German; Old Norse; Norse; Medieval; Medieval Latin; New and Modern Latin; Latin; Late Latin; Middle Dutch; Scandinavian; Old Provençal. It's far from a pure language in many ways, but like the confusing mess in all languages, that will change:.Zephaniah 3:9.

Welcome to the descriptively beautiful English language, but a confusing.hodgepodge at times.

Examples: arrester/arrestor, dendrite/dendron, dependent/dependant, egoist/egotist, fiber/fibre, fulfil/fulfill, galivant/gallivant, gray/grey, I and me; iterate/reiterate, inquire/enquire, liquify/liquefy, raven/ravin, spelled/spelt, stumblestone/stumble-stone/stumble stone, systemize/systematize, tracheas/tracheae, waist/waste.and so on.

English is said to have one of the most difficult spelling systems in the world. The written representation of English is not phonetically exact for two main reasons:

"First, the spelling of words has changed to a lesser extent than their sounds; for example, the 'k' in knife and the 'gh' in right were formerly pronounced differently. 

"Second, certain spelling conventions acquired from foreign sources have been perpetuated; for example, during the 16th century the 'b' was inserted in doubt (formerly spelled doute) on the authority of dubitare, the Latin source of the word.

"Outstanding examples of discrepancies between spelling and pronunciation are the six different pronunciations of 'ough', as in bough, cough, thorough, thought, through and rough; the spellings are kept from a time when the 'gh' represented a back fricative.consonant that was pronounced in these words.

"Other obvious discrepancies are the 14 different spellings of the 'sh' sound, for example, as in anxious, fission, fuchsia and ocean.

"Theoretically, the spelling of phonemes, the simplest sound elements used to distinguish one word from another, should indicate precisely the sound characteristics of the language. For example, in English, 'at' contains two phonemes, 'mat' three and 'mast' four. Very frequently, however, the spelling of English words does not conform to the number of phonemes. 'Enough', for example, which has four phonemes (enuf), is spelled with six letters.

"The main vowel phonemes in English include those represented by the italicized letters in the following words: bit, beat, bet, bate, bat, but, botany, bought, boat, boot, book and burr. These phonemes are distinguished from one another by the position of articulation in the mouth. Four vowel sounds or complex nuclei, of English are diphthongs formed by gliding from a low position of articulation to a higher one. These diphthongs are the 'i' of bite, the 'ou' of 'bout', the 'oy' of 'boy' and the 'u' of 'butte'."....comprised with Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Anglo-French.adjective
of, relating to or between England and France or their peoples; English and French
Anglo-French.noun

Anglo-Norman.noun
one of the Normans who lived in England after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D. or a descendant of these settlers
Anglo-Norman.adjective

Middle Dutch.noun
the Dutch language from the middle of the 12th through the 15th century

Middle English.noun
the English language from about 1100 to 1500 A.D..

Old English.noun
the English language from the middle of the 5th to the beginning of the 12th century, which would be about 1100 A.D.; also called Anglo-Saxon

Old French.noun
the French language from the 9th to the early 16th century A.D.

Old High German.noun
High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century

Old North French.noun
the dialects of Old French spoken in northern France, especially in Normandy and Picardy

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egress.noun
the act of coming or going out; emergence; a path or opening for going out; an exit
egress, egressed, egressing, egresses.intransitive verbs
to go out; emerge

ectoderm.noun
the outermost of the three primary germ layers of an embryo, from which the epidermis, nervous tissue and in vertebrates, sense organs develop; the outer layer of a diploblastic animal, such as a jellyfish
ectodermal.or.ectodermic.adjective

endoderm.also.entoderm.noun
also called hypoblast; the innermost of the three primary.germ.layers of an animal embryo, developing into the gastrointestinal.tract, the lungs and associated structures
endodermal.adjective

epidermis.noun
the outer, protective, non.vascular.layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis; an outer layer of various.invertebrates; the outermost layer of cells covering the leaves and young parts of a plant
epidermal.or.epidermic.adjective

ere.preposition
before
ere.conjunction
before; rather than

erelong.adverb
before long; soon

exonerate, exonerated, exonerating, exonerates.transitive verbs
to free from blame; to free from a responsibility, obligation or task
exonerative.adjective
exoneration.noun

enslave, enslaved, enslaving, enslaves.transitive verbs
to make into or as if into a slave
enslavement.noun,.plural.enslavements
enslaver.noun,.plural.enslavers

exchange, exchanged, exchanging, exchanges.verbs
transitive verb use.to give in return for something.received; trade (exchange dollars for francs; exchanging an item.purchasedearlier); to give and receive reciprocally; interchange (exchange gifts; exchange ideas); to give up for a substitute (not happy with the used vehicle she purchased, the kind dealer exchanged it for what proved to be a better one); to turn in for replacement (exchange defective.merchandise at a store)
intransitive verb use.to give something in return for something received; make an exchange; to be received in exchange (at that time the British pound exchanged for $2.80)
exchange.noun,.plural.exchanges
the act or an instance of exchanging (an exchange of presents such as at Thanksgiving or Christmas time); an exchange of greetings; a place where things are exchanged (please take your return to the exchange department at the front of the store), especially a center where securities or commodities are bought and sold (a stock exchange); a system of payments using instruments, such as negotiable drafts, instead of money; the fee or percentage charged for participating in such a system of payment; a bill of exchange; a rate of exchange; the amount of difference in the actual.value of two or more currencies or between values of the same currency at two or more places
exchangeable.adjective

effluent.adjective
flowing out or forth
effluent.noun,.plural.effluents
something that flows out or forth such as a stream flowing out of a body of water; an outflow from a sewer or sewage system; a discharge of liquid waste, as from a factory or nuclear plant, such as tailings from an oil refinery

excursion.noun,.plural.excursions
a usually short journey made for pleasure; an outing; a roundtrip on a passenger.vehicle at a special low fare; a group taking a short pleasure trip together; a diversion or deviation from a main topic; a digression

encumber, encumbered, encumbering, encumbers.transitive verbs
to put a heavy load on; burden (a hiker who was encumbered with a heavy pack; a life that has always been encumbered with responsibilities); to hinder or impede the action or performance of (restrictions that encumber honest people); to burden with legal or financial obligations (an estate that is encumbered with debts)
encumbrance.noun,.plural.encumbrances
something that encumbers; a burden or impediment; in law, a lien or claim on property
encumbrancer.noun,.plural.encumbrancers
in law, one that holds an encumbrance

extracurricular.adjective
being outside one's usual duties (volunteering his time to help students improve was extracurricular); being outside the regular curriculum of a school or college (sports and drama are the school's most popular extracurricular activities)

elevate,elevated, elevating, elevates.transitive verbs
to move something to a higher place or position from a lower one; lift; to increase the amplitude, intensity or volume of; to promote to a higher rank; to raise to a higher moral, cultural or intellectual.level; to lift the spirits of; elate
elevation.noun,.plural.elevations
the act or an instance of elevating; the condition of being elevated; an elevated place or position; the height of a thing above a reference level; altitude; the ability to achieve height in a jump, as in ballet dancing; the degreeof height reached when such a jump is executed

evangelism.noun,.plural.evangelisms
evangelism is the teaching of Christianity, especially to people who are not Christians; preaching, writing which disseminates the gospel, the happy news of eternal salvation; zeal for a cause
evangelistic.adjective
evangelistically.adverb

evangelize, evangelized, evangelizing, evangelizes.verbs
transitive verb use.to preach or publish the gospel to those who may be interesting in hearing it (example); to convert to Christianity; out going door to door to get a message one believes in to others is not wise
intransitive verb use.to preach the gospel to those interested in hearing
evangelization.noun,.plural.evangelizations
evangelizer.noun,.plural.evangelizers
evangelist.noun,.plural.evangelists
one who practices evangelism, such as a preacher or missionary; a preacher or writer who brings good news to interested hearers;
from.Barnes New Testament Notes."This word properly means one who announces good news. In the New Testament it is applied to a preacher of the gospel or one who declares the glad tidings of salvation. It occurs only in Acts 21:8; Ephesians 4:11; 2Timothy 4:5. What was the precise rank of those who bore this title in the early Christian church, cannot perhaps be determined. It is evident however, that it is used to denote the office of preaching the gospel and as this title is applied to Philip and not to any other of the seven deacons, it would seem probable that he had been entrusted with a special commission to preach."

equestrian.adjective
of.or.relating.to horseback riding or horseback riders; depictedor represented on horseback (an equestrian statue of a famous horse)
equestrian.noun,.plural.equestrians
one who rides a horse or performs on horseback
equestrianism.noun
equestrianship.noun
equestrienne.noun,.plural.equestriennes
a woman who rides a horse or performs on horseback

elapse, elapsed, elapsing, elapses.intransitive verbs
to slip by; pass (weeks elapsed before we could start renovating) elapse.noun,.plural.elapses
passage; lapse (met again after an elapse of many years)

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