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The Oxford guide to etymology
Philip Durkin

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The Oxford guide to etymology
Philip Durkin.

Published 2009 by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
About this book
1. Introduction
2. What is a word? Which words need etymologies?
3. Are words coherent entities?
4. Word formation
5. Lexical borrowing
6. The mechanisms of borrowing
7. Change in word form
8. Semantic change
9. Etymology and names
10. Conclusion
Glossary
Suggestions for further reading
References.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
412
Library of Congress
PE1571 .D87 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23058561M
ISBN 13
9780199236510
LC Control Number
2009004873
Library Thing
8704107

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