Posted on 09/24/2018 at 03:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all know English borrowed heavily from a variety of other European languages, but chances are that you might not have realized the Native American influence as well.

Quite a few of the fifty-five words highlighted in Daily Writing Tips’s roundup relate to nature, and they all come from Algonquian languages (spoken in what is now eastern North America).

Brush up on your linguistic history here.
 

Tagged As: Just for fun, Language

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