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Published: 23 January 2014

512 Pages | Line Drawings, Graphs, Tables


ISBN: 9780199574995

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Borrowed Words

A History of Loanwords in English

Philip Durkin

  • Reveals how, when, and why English has borrowed from other languages
  • Shows how these range from Latin, Greek, and French to Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, and Yiddish
  • Explains techniques and methods as they're needed
  • Written by the world's leading authority