The roots of English: a reader's handbook of word origins
Starting with the mysterious origins of many of our most common English words, The Roots of English shows in a concise, dictionary-style format how they "grew" over thousands of years into the words we use today.
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A)PO animal ARKHEIN begot bend BHAGO BHEIDH BHERGH-2 BHEU borrowed comes Compounds DEIK DEIW DEKM DEM(h derivatives DERU DEUK DHE(I Dictionary EGHS English words Etruscan figurative French Gaulish Gc descendants Gc term GEN(h GERBH Germanic GHABH GHANS GHE(N)D GHEU GHREDH Gk word Greek GWELh-1 hence hold idiomatic Indo-European Indo-European roots intricate KAPUT KERD KERS KLEI KLOU language later Latin literally meant MEUh modern sense nally NEWO NO-MEN Norse noun OEtD OI-NO Old Norse one's oneself originally PEKW PENKWE person PET(h PLEK PLEU possible relative Proto-Germanic remote Roman S)KEP S)KER S)MEIT(h S)PEN S)TEU Sanskrit shining SKEI SKRIBH SNER someone sometimes sound speak SPEK split STEIG stick TELh TEU(h things tongue TRAGH TREI turn twist UPER various verb Vulgar Latin WEGH WEGW WEID WEKW whence Gc whence the Gc YEUG