Word Ways: A Study of Our Living Language

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American Book Company, 1946 - English language - 338 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
The Relationship of English to Other Languages
16
Celtic and Latin Influences in AngloSaxon
27
The AngloSaxon Period
37
The Danish Contribution
51
The NormanFrench Contribution
58
Oriental Words 66 i
66
Words from Dutch
74
The Poetry in Words
118
Folk Ways with Words
126
Slang I 35
135
General Review on How Words Develop
157
ENGLISH WORDBUILDING
163
Common AngloSaxon RootWords
165
AngloSaxon Prefixes and Sufiixes
201
Latin Derivatives
205

Italian Contributions in English
79
English in the New World
86
HOW WORDS DEVELOP XI How Words Develop
93
Degeneration and Elevation
101
Specialization and Generalization
108
Latin Prefixes and Sufiixes
252
Greek Derivatives
266
Greek Prefixes and Suffixes
297
SQME COMMON PHILOLOGICAL TERMS
300
A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
303

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