A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
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Origins by Eric Partridge
Book DescriptionThis etymological dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary, discussing them in groups that make clear the connections between words derived by a variety of routes from originally common stock. As well as giving the answers to questions about the derivation of individual words, it is a fascinating book to browse through, and includes extensive lists of prefixes, suffixes, and elements used in the creation of new vocabulary.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415050777
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-1977
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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