English words : history and structure
Stockwell, Robert; Minkova, Donka
This monograph details the etymology of some of the 'learned' vocabulary of English i.e. not focusing on the core vocabulary.
There are 10 chapters followed by l) An introduction to dictionaries and 2) A morpheme list.
Provides a background history of the English language describing linguistic and phonetic guidelines for determining the roots of words, and their pronunciation and semantic changes.
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