English Words from Other Languages Index

(many words in English come from a variety of foreign sources)

Official language of the Republic of South Africa which developed from the Dutch.
Language of a group of American Indian tribes that lived in the valleys of the Ottawa River and of the northern tributaries of the St. Lawrence River.
Languages of certain American Indians or Eskimos.
Words that have come into English directly or indirectly, from or through Arabic.
Languages spoken by over 400 closely related groups in central, east-central, and southern Africa, belonging to the South Central subgroup of the Niger-Congo language family; including Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Zulu, Xhosa, etc.