High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Below is the list of English words of native or Anglo-Saxon origin. This list also includes neologisms formed from Anglo-Saxon roots and/or particles in later forms of English, and words borrowed into other languages (e.g. French, Anglo-French, etc.) then borrowed back into English (e.g. bateau, chiffon, gourmet, nordic, etc.). Foreign words borrowed into Old English from Old Norse, Latin, Greek and Celtic are excluded.