Author: Samuel 1709-1784 Johnson
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Release Date: 2016-08-25
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Author: Walter W. Skeat
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources.