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English is a so called a Germanic language, as are German, Yidish, Dutch, etc.

In a way it seems natural to believe that German is "more Germanic" than English. But here it is not clear what "more" is supposed to mean since "Germanic" is just a linguistic description of the inner working engine and the roots of a language.

In this context I am looking for examples that are "the other way around", i.e. where the original Germanic form is used in English and another (e.g. Roman) form in German.

The most prominent examples are the following ones:

English: window from Germanic Windloch (wind hole)
German: Fenster from Latin fenestra

What would be a good source to help easily find (such described words)?

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closed as not constructive by simchona, kiamlaluno, JSBձոգչ, Jasper Loy, Mr. Shiny and New 安宇 Aug 22 '11 at 12:58

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@Downvoter, Closevoter: What is wrong with this question? How can I improve it? Thank you! – vonjd Aug 22 '11 at 11:57
You're asking for a full list of examples, lists, and articles. This is not constructive. – simchona Aug 22 '11 at 12:11
From the FAQ: "You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. Chatty, open-ended questions diminish the usefulness of our site and push other questions off the front page." Your question, you admit, asks for a list. This is open ended. This is off topic. – simchona Aug 22 '11 at 12:45
@simchona et al. (closers): I now this is off-topic because of the stated stipulated reasons, and I can see that many questions of this type can be very non-constructive and a detriment to this site...but...really...do you want to drive away a well thought out, scholarly, substantive question like this? It's not some frivolous joke or neologism list. – Mitch Aug 22 '11 at 14:04
@vonjd 1/ voted to reopen. 2/ fenestra is even from Etruscan origin. 3/ Das Pferd (which most German believe is a pure Germanic word) actually comes from Latin "paraveredus". The English "Horse" instead is from pure proto Germanic origin (*hursa). – Alain Pannetier Φ Aug 22 '11 at 15:11