A hand-book of Anglo-Saxon derivatives: on the basis of the handbook of Anglo-Saxon root-words. In three parts. First part. Materials of Anglo-Saxon derivatives. Second part. Studies in Anglo-Saxon derivatives. Third part. The beginning of words ...

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D. Appleton & Co., 1854 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 285 pages
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