Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 April 2009

336 Pages

5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780195387070

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Word Origins And How We Know Them

Etymology for Everyone

Anatoly Liberman

  • Word Origins is the first book to offer a thorough investigation of the history and the science of etymology
  • Anatoly Liberman is an internationally acclaimed etymologist
  • Liberman takes the reader by the hand and explains the many ways that English words can be made, and the many ways in which etymologists try to unearth the origins of words.

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