UDC 81

THE INVASION OF THE GERMANIC TRIBES AND THE ORIGIN OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Kudryashova Anna Nikolaevna1, Shepelev Alexander Igorevich2
1Southern Federal University, Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication, PhD(Pedagogy), associate professor
2Southern Federal University, Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication, 3rd year student

Abstract
The history of the English language started with the invasion of the Germanic tribes into Britain which began in the 5th century A.D. This article discusses the historical aspects of the origin of the English language and the influence of the Germanic tribes on the formation of its Anglo-Saxon constituent. The study provides a survey of graphic, phonetic and lexical linguistic influence of the German invasion.

Keywords: Germanic tribes, historical approach, invasion, linguistic influence, the origin of the language


Category: Linguistics

Article reference:
The invasion of the Germanic tribes and the origin of the English language // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 3 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2016/03/14435

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