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Etymological Dictionary Modern English Volume 2

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Publisher Comments:

Volume 2 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity" — Saturday Review.

Synopsis:

Volume 2 of a two-volume work. This classic reference contains most of the more common words used in everyday English conversation, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, coined words and foreign words common in English. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed a

Synopsis:

Volume 2 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity — Saturday Review.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486218748
Author:
Weekley, Ernest
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Etymology
Subject:
Linguistics - Etymology
Subject:
Reference-Etymology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Language Guides
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19670631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
846
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.39 lb

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Product details 846 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486218748 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Volume 2 of a two-volume work. This classic reference contains most of the more common words used in everyday English conversation, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, coined words and foreign words common in English. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed a
"Synopsis" by , Volume 2 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity — Saturday Review.

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