Linguistics

Start Your Free Trial

What are the responsible factors for a language change (all languages), with a special reference to the English language?

Expert Answers info

marbar57 eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2009

write551 answers

starTop subjects are Science, Literature, and Social Sciences

Languages evolve over time to suit the needs of humans.  Some words retain their usefulness and are preserved; others become archaic and fade out of existence.

The...

(The entire section contains 81 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now