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Title: The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
Edited By: Calvert Watkins
URL: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com
Description:

The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the history of English, its place in the Indo-European language family, and Indo-European comparative linguistics. Fully revised and updated, the 2nd edition contains more than 13,000 English words that are traced to their origins in Proto-Indo-European, the reconstructed prehistoric ancestor of English that was spoken before the advent of writing. A unique reference work making the fruits of scholarly research accessible to a wide audience, the Dictionary of Indo-European Roots is now even more useful for both students and specialists in many areas. Its features include: *** Over 1300 reconstructed roots (twice as many as in the Appendix of The American Heritage Dictionary of English) *** New design for easier use, clarity, and visual friendliness *** Revised and expanded introduction, now with map and illustrations *** Etymologies of selected English personal and place names

Publication Year: 2000
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Lexicography
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0395986109
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192pp
Prices: $28.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0618082506
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 149pp
Prices: $18.00