Anglic

/ang"glik/, n.
1. the English language in a simplified spelling devised by R. E. Zachrisson (1880-1937), a Swedish philologist, to make English easier to use as an auxiliary language. About 40 of the most frequent words are kept in their usual spellings; the rest of the vocabulary is spelled phonetically with letters of the traditional 26-letter alphabet.
adj.
2. Anglian (def. 1).
[1865-70; < ML Anglicus English, equiv. to LL Angl(us) Angle, Germanic-speaking inhabitant of Britain (L Anglii a continental tribe mentioned by Tacitus; cf. ANGLE) + -icus -IC]

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