When the word 'park' was first attested in written English in the mid-13th century, it denoted and "enclosed preserve for beasts of the chase" and was said to derive from Old French 'parc', "probably ultimately from West Germanic *parruk, an "enclosed tract of land".
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WGm stands for West Germanic (linguistics)
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Even within the North and West Germanic continuum, where he draws most of his evidence, neighboring dialects typically exhibit different roots for one and the same n-stems.
ran', from West Germanic *rannjan, from Germanic *rann-eja (see [Kluge.
The word was borrowed into the West Germanic tongues as dicker, and for about 1,500 years it meant a unit of ten articles.
1]-, lost as an independent item in North and East Germanic, but retained in West Germanic, with an anomalous reduplicated preterite.
9780773450202 The evolution of Germanic phonological systems; proto-Germanic, gothic, West Germanic, and Scandinavian.
The forms containing a geminate consonant, frequently attested in the analysed corpus, can be attributed precisely to the influence of ja-stems, in which the stem formative occasions doubling of the root final consonant in line with the process of West Germanic Gemination, e.
He thought that several features of Sievers's types, such as the sharp contrast between the lifts and the dips pointed out by Suzuki, are best explained as reflecting the state of language following the reduction, which took place in the North and West Germanic languages spreading from north to south roughly between AD 200 and 500.