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Concise Dictionary of English Etymology
     

Concise Dictionary of English Etymology

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter W. Skeat
 
The pioneering work on the roots & origins of the English language. The remarkable scholarship of Walter W. Skeat (1835-1912) was instrumental in the revival of the great works of early English literature, & he inspired later philologists & lexicographers. Skeats astonishing detective work into the origins & development of the worlds most widely used language

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The pioneering work on the roots & origins of the English language. The remarkable scholarship of Walter W. Skeat (1835-1912) was instrumental in the revival of the great works of early English literature, & he inspired later philologists & lexicographers. Skeats astonishing detective work into the origins & development of the worlds most widely used language provides an unsurpassed guide to its flexibility & richness. This edition of his larger Etymological Dictionary is not a mere abridgment, but was entirely rewritten by Skeat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853263118
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Series:
Reference Library
Pages:
633
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.39(d)

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