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Showing posts from December, 2015

Christmas 2015: Anglo-Norman words overview

2015 has been a turbulent year for the Anglo-Norman Dictionary, with the unfortunate illness and extremely sad passing away of our General Editor, Prof. David Trotter, last August. Looking forward to a more positive 2016, the current AND team, Dr. Heather Pagan and Dr. Geert De Wilde, would like to wish our readers a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! ( Ranworth Antiphoner, fol 22, fifteenth century) We will be back in January with new Anglo-Norman words of the month, but in the meantime, here’s an overview of all the vocabulary we have discussed on this blog so far, in the past 2 or 3 years. There might be one or two you’d missed? ‘alphabet’/’abc’ - link ‘nick’, nock’ and ‘notch’ - link The ‘Croes Naid’ - link ‘nuncheon’ - link ‘monoceros’ and ‘unicorn’ - link ‘havegooday’ - link ‘organe’ - link ‘noef’ and ‘novel’ - link Anglo-Norman sweetmeats - link ‘lunage’, ‘lunetus’ and ‘lunatic’ - link ‘locust’ and ‘lobster’ - link