The Roots of English

The Roots of English

A Reader's Handbook of Word Origins

Book - 1989
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The richest of languages, English contains some 600,000 words OED . Of these perhaps 450,000 are in current use. Clairborne discusses the sources of the language in general, then specifically describes the Germanic, Latin, Greek roots of our words. A delightful browse with much value as a reference. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Times Books, c1989
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812917161
Characteristics: 335 p. ; 24 cm


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