How much of the English vocabulary is of Latin origin?
#61022. Asked by loominitsa. (Dec 14 05 2:00 PM)
The Latin alphabet, derived from the Greek, remains the most widely used alphabet in the world. It is said that 80 percent of scholarly English words are derived from Latin (in a large number of cases by way of French).
Found in wikipedia.
Dec 15 05, 6:27 AM
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