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Lukasz Korczewski wrote:

> oh, here's a good example -
>"to help". in english it's a weak verb but in other germanic languages it's
>strong.


In fact "help", "holp", "holpen" survived in English until about
1550:  the King James Bible (1611) records an intermediate state, with
"helped" dominating but with 5 surviving instances of "holpen",
sometimes with "have", sometimes with "be".

The KJV is not written in 1611-current English, BTW; it is a
revised and updated version of much older translations.

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