English englannista suomeksi
englannin kieli ja kirjallisuus
Of or pertaining to England.
Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
Non-Amish, so named for speaking English rather than a variety of German.
1941, (w), ''(w)'', Pt. I:
- During the war of 1914–18 the English class were in contact with foreigners to an extent that is rarely possible. The sole result was that they brought back a hatred of all Europeans, except the Germans, whose courage they admired.
1979, (w), ''Bees in Some Bonnets'', p. 175:
- Cricket—a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity.
2003, (w), "Mother Tongue", in ''(w): Memories of a Writing Life'', page 278
- I began to write stories using all the Englishes I grew up with: the English I spoke to my mother, which for lack of a better term might be described as “simple”; the English she used with me, which for lack of a better term might be described as “broken”; my translation of her Chinese, which could certainly be described as “watered down”; and what I imagined to be her translation of her Chinese if she could speak in perfect English, her internal language, and for that I sought to preserve the essence, but neither an English nor a Chinese structure.
English language, literature, composition as a subject of study
(surname) originally denoting a non-Celtic or non-Danish person in Britain.
To translate, adapt or render into English.
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), page 214 (2001 reprint):
- (..)''severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc.'' I spare to English this which I have said.
2011, Colin Cheney, 'Where Should I Start with Tomas Tranströmer?':
- Here, the poems are Englished by twelve different translators