Early Modern English

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Fri Jan 13 00:16:53 CET 2012

David Starner <prosfilaes at gmail dot com> wrote:

> There seems to be several hits for "Early Modern French" language, and
> http://www.tlg.uci.edu/~opoudjis/Work/littlegrammar.html for Early
> Modern Greek.

Well, we do at least have '1694acad' for Early Modern French.

Sean B. Palmer <sean at miscoranda dot com> wrote:

> And, to continue the conversation I am now largely having with myself,

No, I'm listening.

> "3. en-emod" can be struck off too as not meeting the ABNF for the
> variant production. That doesn't leave many compliant choices on my
> list, and the forms with "early" fully spelled out are ugly. Michael
> doesn't like "en-emode". That only leaves "en-emodern".

Or 'emoderne', which retains the trailing 'e' for English to ward off
misappropriation to other languages, but instead of looking like
"mode" it looks like "moderne". Still somewhat ugly.

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