A Grammatical Analyzer; Or, The Derivation and Definition of Words with Their Grammatical Classification ...

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D. Appleton, 1866 - English language - 227 pages
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Page 197 - A little circle whose centre is in the circumference of a greater...
Page 9 - Primitive words ending in y, preceded by a consonant, change y into i when adding a suffix beginning with any other letter than i.
Page 7 - The final consonant of any word, accented on the last syllable and preceded by a single vowel, is doubled before a suffix beginning with a vowel ; as, occur, occurrence. THE CHANGING OF LETTERS.
Page 108 - A prefix is a letter or syllable added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning : dis in disobey.
Page 200 - si -a, n. (Gr. anti, onoma) the use of the name of some office or dignity instead of the name of the person. An'tre, n.
Page 9 - In some instances, when the suffix begins with i, the final y of the radical is dropped ; as — eulogy, eulogist ; dropsy, dropsical.
Page 195 - Ap-haere-sis, a noun, 2 aking away a letter or syllable from the beginning of a word. Di-aere-sis, a noun, The mark (") used to separate syllables.

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