OLD NORSE IN ENGLISH: The words the Vikings left behind


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


About agogo22

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