OLD NORSE IN ENGLISH: The words the Vikings left behind


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The Vikings raided, pillaged… and changed our language. Their Old Norse words invaded English and many remain to this day (I used one right there – watch to find out which!). In this video, discover:

⚔️ The everyday words that the Vikings gave us.
🥚 Why they stopped us confusing our eyes and our eggs.
🛡️ The Old Norse place names that are still around.
🪓 The names for people that come from Old Norse.
📅 The days of the week that we get from the Vikings.
⚧ How the Vikings are changing gender politics.

…and loads more!
#Vikings #etymology #OldNorse

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About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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