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According to surveys,
the percentage of modern English words derived from each language group are as follows:
These are lists of words in the "English language that are known as ""loanwords" or "borrowings," which are derived from other languages.
For purely native ("Anglo-Saxon-derived) words, see "List of English words of Anglo-Saxon origin.
- ^ Finkenstaedt, Thomas; Dieter Wolff (1973). Ordered profusion; studies in dictionaries and the English lexicon. C. Winter. "ISBN "3-533-02253-6.
- ^ "Joseph M. Williams (1986) . Origins of the English Language. A social and linguistic history. Free Press. "ISBN "0029344700.