Etymology[ edit ] The taxonomic term Bivalvia was first used by Linnaeus in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae in to refer to animals having shells composed of two valves.
The past-tense forms, without their personal endings, also serve as past participles with past-participle prefixes derived from Old English: Strong verbsby contrast, form their past tense by changing their stem vowel binden becomes bound, a process called apophonyas in Modern English. Orthography[ edit ] With the discontinuation of the Late West Saxon standard used for the writing of Old English in the period prior to the Norman Conquest, Middle English came to be written in a wide variety of scribal forms, reflecting different regional dialects and orthographic conventions.
Later in the Middle English period, however, and particularly with the development of the Chancery Standard in the 15th century, orthography became relatively standardised in a form based on the East Midlands-influenced speech of London.
Spelling at the time was mostly quite regular there was a fairly consistent correspondence between letters and sounds. The irregularity of present-day English orthography is largely due to pronunciation changes that have taken place over the Early Modern English and Modern English eras.
Middle English generally did not have silent letters. This letter, however, came to indicate a lengthened — and later also modified — pronunciation of a preceding vowel. In fact vowels could have this lengthened and modified pronunciation in various positions, particularly before a single consonant letter and another vowel, or before certain pairs of consonants.
A related convention involved the doubling of consonant letters to show that the preceding vowel was not to be lengthened. In some cases the double consonant represented a sound that was or had previously been geminatedi.
In other cases, by analogy, the consonant was written double merely to indicate the lack of lengthening. Alphabet[ edit ] The basic Old English Latin alphabet had consisted of 20 standard letters there was not yet a distinct j, v or w, and Old English scribes did not generally use k, q or z plus four additional letters: Eth fell out of use during the 13th century and was replaced by thorn.
Under Norman influence, the continental Carolingian minuscule replaced the insular script that had been used for Old English.
This was adopted for use to represent a variety of sounds: Other symbols[ edit ] Many scribal abbreviations were also used. It was common for the Lollards to abbreviate the name of Jesus as in Latin manuscripts to ihc.
Various forms of the ampersand replaced the word and. Numbers were still always written using Roman numeralsexcept for some rare occurrences of Arabic numerals during the 15th century. Letter-to-sound correspondences[ edit ] Although Middle English spelling was never fully standardised, the following table shows the pronunciations most usually represented by particular letters and digraphs towards the end of the Middle English period, using the notation given in the article on Middle English phonology.
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