Presents an analysis of the causes of obsolescence of Scandinavian loanwords in English since the 15th century. This study has mainly been based on the Oxford English Dictionary and the Middle English Dictionary.
Magdalena Bator, born in 1980, received her Ph.D. from Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan (Poland) in 2008. Currently she is lecturer at the School of English at the Academy of Management (Spoleczna Wyzsza Szkola Przedsiebiorczosci i Zarzadzania) in Warsaw (Poland). Her research interests focus on various aspects of English historical linguistics, in particular historical lexicology.
Peter Lang AG
Date of Publication
Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature