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Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date September 5, 1977
Pages 992
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415050777
ISBN-10 0415050774
Dimensions 2 by 7.25 by 10 in.
Weight 4 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $205.00
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This dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary. Words are grouped together and their connections explained. The book also includes lists of prefixes and suffixes.
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This 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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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780415050777 Book cover for 9780517414255
 
With Brian Matsumoto, Carol F. Roullard | Reissue edition from Outlet (February 1, 1984)
9780517414255 | details & prices | List price $12.99
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About: Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English by Eric Partridge (1983)
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1 edition from Routledge (September 5, 1977)
9780415050777 | details & prices | 992 pages | 7.25 × 10.00 × 2.00 in. | 4.00 lbs | List price $205.00
About: This dictionary gives the origins of some 20,000 items from the modern English vocabulary.
Miscellaneous
from Routledge (September 5, 1977)
9780203421147 | details & prices | 992 pages | List price $80.00

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