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Query:   English Roots within English Words/Completion Summary
Author:  Jack Williams
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Historical Linguistics
Lexicography

Summary:   I AM DOING RESEARCH ON ENGLISH ROOTS AND SEMEMES. I WAS AWARE OF BOOKS ON
LATIN ROOTS OF ENGLISH WORDS; GREEK ROOTS; IDE ROOTS, ETC. BUT I HAD NOT
SEEN ANY BOOKS LISTING ENGLISH ROOTS WITHIN ITS OWN LANGUAGE.

THREE RECOMMENDATIONS WERE PROVIDED IN THE SURVEY. ONE OF WHICH WAS
DIRECTLY RELEVANT.

NORMAN BIRD, 1990, A FIRST HANDBOOK OF THE ROOTS IN EENGLISH, ST. HELIER
(JERSEY): LAPINE EDUCATION & LANGUAGE SERVICES, PP.11-107 'THE GERMANIC
ROOTS'
RECOMMENDED BY MAX WHEELER, MAXW@COGS.SUSX.AC.UK

CALVERT WATKINS, 1985. THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY OF INDO-EUROPEAN
ROOTS. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN: BOSTON.
RECOMMENDED BY TERRY POTTER,
GT1704@EXMAIL.USMA.ARMY.MIL

LL Issue: 10.655
Date Posted: 04-May-1999
Original Query: Read original query