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Etymology

Alan Strode Campbell Ross

Etymology

with especial reference to English

by Alan Strode Campbell Ross

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Published by Essential Books in Fair Lawn, N. J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Phonology.,
  • Language and languages.,
  • Language and languages -- Etymology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan S. C. Ross.
    SeriesThe Language library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16372234M

    Etymology (/ ˌ ɛ t ɪ ˈ m ɒ l ə dʒ i /) is the study of the history of words. By extension, the phrase "the etymology of [some words]" means the origin of the particular word. For place names, there is a specific term, toponymy. For languages with a long written history, etymologists make use of texts, and texts about the language, to gather knowledge about how words were used during. "The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymolgy" is the most comprehensive etymological dictionary of the English language ever published. It is based on the original edition of "The Oxford English Dictionary" but much augmented by further research on the etymology of English and other languages/5.

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    Etymology. Any discussion of the meaning of the name MORMON, must start by dealing with a letter published in the Times and Seasons 4 (15 May ): , that is attributed to the Prophet Joseph Smith.. But first a probable explanation of why the letter was written in the first place is in order. Etymology definition is - the history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in.


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Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology contains a wealth of information about the English language and its history. Find out where the words 'bungalow' and 'assassin' came from, what 'nice' meant in the Middle Ages and much more.

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(Black Talk: Words and Phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner by Geneva Smitherman, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, ; and Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, Volume 1, A–G by J.E. Lighter. The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology is the most comprehensive dictionary of the English language ever published.

It is based on the original edition of the Oxford English Dictionary but much augmented by further research on the etymology of English and other languages. Providing a fascinating insight into the development of English, it /5(63).

The basic sources of this work are Weekley's "An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English," Klein's "A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language," "Oxford English Dictionary" (second edition), "Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology," Holthausen's "Etymologisches Wörterbuch der Englischen Sprache," and Kipfer and Chapman's "Dictionary of American Slang.".

From the Back Cover The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology is the most comprehensive etymological dictionary of the English language ever published.

It is based on the original edition of The Oxford English Dictionary but much augmented by further research on the etymology of English and other languages/5(48). Domesday book in Anglo-Latin, the popular name of Great Inquisition or Survey(), a digest in Anglo-French of a survey of England undertaken at the order of William the Conqueror to inventory his new domain, from Middle English domes, genitive of dom"day of judgment" (see doom(n.)).

Etymology 1 From Middle English booke, book, bok, from Old English bōc, from Proto-Germanic *bōks (“beech, book”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (“beech”). It doesn't matter whether it be in the original paper form, the e-book or this audio book - they're all great.

The Etymologicon describes itself as, "a circular stroll Cited by: 5. novel (n.) "fictitious prose narrative," s, from Italian novella "short story," originally "new story, news," from Latin novella "new things" (source of Middle French novelle, French nouvelle), neuter plural or fem.

of novellus "new, young, recent," diminutive of novus "new" (see new).Originally "one of the tales or short stories in a collection" (especially Boccaccio's), later (s. The word book comes from Old English bōc, which in turn comes from the Germanic root * bōk- cognate to ' beech '.

Similarly, in Slavic languages (for example, Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian) буква (bukva —'letter') is cognate with 'beech'. > Etymology Books > English Words: English Words: History and Structure by Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova: The subject of this book is the origin of words in the English language, primarily those borrowed from the classical languages, namely.

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