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The Resource Word origins-- and how we know them : etymology for everyone, Anatoly Liberman

Word origins-- and how we know them : etymology for everyone, Anatoly Liberman

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Word origins-- and how we know them : etymology for everyone
Title
Word origins-- and how we know them
Title remainder
etymology for everyone
Statement of responsibility
Anatoly Liberman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liberman, Anatoly
Dewey number
422
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1574
LC item number
.L43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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English language
Label
Word origins-- and how we know them : etymology for everyone, Anatoly Liberman
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-294) and indexes
Contents
The object of etymology -- The thing and the sign -- Sound imitative words -- Sound symbolism -- Folk etymology -- Words based on reduplication -- Infixation -- Disguised compounds -- Suffixes, prefixes, misdivision, and blends -- Words and names -- Coinages by known individuals -- Borrowed words -- A retrospect: the methods of etymology -- Sound laws -- Change of meaning in language history -- The origin of the earliest words and ancient roots -- The state of English etymology
Control code
ocm56682439
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780195161472
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004023057
Label
Word origins-- and how we know them : etymology for everyone, Anatoly Liberman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-294) and indexes
Contents
The object of etymology -- The thing and the sign -- Sound imitative words -- Sound symbolism -- Folk etymology -- Words based on reduplication -- Infixation -- Disguised compounds -- Suffixes, prefixes, misdivision, and blends -- Words and names -- Coinages by known individuals -- Borrowed words -- A retrospect: the methods of etymology -- Sound laws -- Change of meaning in language history -- The origin of the earliest words and ancient roots -- The state of English etymology
Control code
ocm56682439
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 312 p.
Isbn
9780195161472
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004023057

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