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My question is: Is there such a thing as An English Dictionary of
I have looked in several libraries trying to find such a dictionary so
that I can continue my research.
So far, I have not come across any such compilation.
If there is no such kind of dictionary, there might be a particular
textbook partially devoted to the subject?
I am not aware of one and it's probably because the morpheme would also include
single words such as "bee", "honey", "lemon", "swim"...
Most large dictionaries include all these as well as affixes and bound roots. They also
happen to include compounds like "blackboard" and some additional morphologically
complex words like "international".
There are handbooks that focus just on the Greco-Roman roots and affixes for
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