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    is learnt a word


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    Re: learnt

    Yes - an alternative spelling for "learned", most often met in BrE.

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    Re: learnt

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Yes - an alternative spelling for "learned", most often met in BrE.
    Yes, and it's one example of a series of past participles of verbs ending in /n/ and /l/ such as spelt, spilt, burnt, smelt (which are alternatives to spelled, spilled, burned, smelled).
    You will notice that many similar past participles already have an invariant /t/ ending: built (not builded), meant ...

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    Re: learnt

    "And was Jerusalem builded here, among these dark satanic mills".

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