Ex. 21.12: Windows – Culture
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WINDOWS. Although we frequently think of English impacting Norwegian language, the opposite is also true.
The word “window” is a good example of a word that was derived from Norwegian. The Old Norse word “vindauga (meaning wind eye)” eventually developed into the English word “window” and the Norwegian word “vindu.”
If you are interested in reading more about the Old Norse influence on English, read this article: “139 Old Norse Words That Invaded English” by John-Erik Jordan in Babbel Magazine.Correct AnswersIncorrect