The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Hardcover | May 1, 1991

EditorC. T. OnionsbyG. W. S. Friedrichsen, R. W. Burchfield

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 2.2 inPublished:May 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198611129

ISBN - 13:9780198611127

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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.