The roots of English: a reader's handbook of word origins

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Times Books, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 335 pages
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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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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

A useful reference work on etymology. Traces our English words to their rootsófrequently through the Germanic or Dutch to the most probable Indo-Aryan origins. Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

Nice little handbook of Indo-European roots and so forth. Read full review

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