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'''Saxon''', also known as '''Anglo-Saxon''' or simply '''Old English''', was an early form of the English language spoken in [[England]] until the [[1200s|thirteenth century]].<ref>[[Wikipedia:Old English|Old English]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> The [[Gertie Keddle's diary|diary]] of [[Gertie Keddle]] was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.<ref>{{QTTA}} - Chapter 3 (''The Game from Queerditch Marsh'')</ref> The word [[Werewolf|werewolf]] is taken from the Anglo-Saxon word ''wer'' meaning ''man'' and the word ''wolf'', ''manwolf''.
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'''Saxon''', better known as '''Old English''' or '''Anglo-Saxon''', was the earliest form of the English language spoken in [[England]] from circa mid-[[5th century]] to the [[1200s|thirteenth century]].<ref>[[Wikipedia:Old English|Old English]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> The [[Gertie Keddle's diary|diary]] of [[Gertie Keddle]] was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.<ref>{{QTTA}} - Chapter 3 (''The Game from Queerditch Marsh'')</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
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*The word [[Werewolf|werewolf]] is taken from the Old English word ''wer'' meaning ''man'' and the word ''wolf'', ''manwolf''.
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==See also==
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*[[Japanese]]
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*[[Chinese]]
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*[[Latin languages]]
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 19:03, April 3, 2013

Saxon, better known as Old English or Anglo-Saxon, was the earliest form of the English language spoken in England from circa mid-5th century to the thirteenth century.[1] The diary of Gertie Keddle was written in "badly spelled" Saxon.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

  • The word werewolf is taken from the Old English word wer meaning man and the word wolf, manwolf.

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Old English at Wikipedia
  2. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 3 (The Game from Queerditch Marsh)

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