Origins: An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

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Origins: An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English - Partridge, Eric

This 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 ...

Origins: An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415474337

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