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Title: English Vocabulary Elements
Subtitle: Second edition
Written By: Keith Denning
Brett Kessler
William Leben
Description:

This book traces the historical and structural developments behind the
uniquely rich vocabulary of English. At the core are a set of several
hundred vocabulary elements that English got from Latin and Greek. The book
explains how these elements are found in words and how they have evolved
over time.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195168038
ISBN-13: 9780195168037
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 19.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019516802X
ISBN-13: 9780195168020
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 74.00