The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology
ISBN: 0198611129
EAN13: 9780198611127
Language: English
Pages: 1042
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 4.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
This comprehensive dictionary by one of our century's greatest language scholars provides a clear and brief account of the origins, history, and sense-development of more than 38,000 words.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology is the most comprehensive etymological dictionary of the English language ever published. It is based on the original edition of The Oxford English Dictionary but much augmented by further research on the etymology of English and other languages.