The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984 - 636 páginas
There are no direct records of the original Indo-European speech. By comparing the vocabularies of its various descendants, however, it is possible to reconstruct the basic Indo-European roots with considerable confidence. In The Origins of English Words, Shipley catalogues these proposed roots and follows the often devious, always fascinating, process by which some of their offshoots have grown.
Anecdotal, eclectic, and always enthusiastic, The Origins of English Words is a diverting expedition beyond linguistics into literature, history, folklore, anthropology, philosophy, and science.
89 páginas coinciden con whence en este libro.
Resultados 1-3 de 89
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
Otras ediciones - Ver todas
Shamanism: The Neural Ecology of Consciousness and Healing
Vista previa limitada - 2000
The Mystery to a Solution: Poe, Borges, and the Analytic Detective Story
John T. Irwin
Vista previa limitada - 1996