etymological dictionary


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Noun1.etymological dictionary - a dictionary giving the historical origins of each word
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
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etymologisches Wörterbuch
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A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language
The collaborative work of Emily Shaw (a nationally certified ASL-English interpreter and linguist in Silver Spring, MD) and Yves Delaporte (a former director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, France), "A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language" is the first to collect all known texts featuring illustrations of early ASL and historical images of French Sign Language (langue des signes francaise--LSF) and link them with contemporary signs.
According to the Etymological Dictionary of Turkic Languages, the earliest meanings of the word 'zabuz' are 'angry', 'bad' and 'poor', the other meanings are semantic derivations of the word 'zabuz', applied as a result of extension of meaning in the latest period of language history (EDTL 'i'-'z', 1989:48).
According to the Estonian etymological dictionary the Estonian word meig, mei(u) denoting a holiday birch has its source in the Low German word mei, meige 'May' (EES 279).
Leiden Indo-European etymological dictionary series; v.
Alwin Kloekhorst's Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden: Brill, 2008; abb.
She switches back and forth between documented historical fact and imaginative speculation, from the story of the balloonist to etymological charts to Thomas More references and quotes from Klein's Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, using the balloonist character as a touchstone thoughout this first section.
Klein, Ernest (KLEIN) 1966 A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language.
Nathan Bailey's An Unusual Etymological Dictionary (1721) continued to push English lexicography forward by giving great attention to the etymological roots of words.
A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language.
At Key Stage 2 and 3, I've seen the OED used as the ultimate etymological dictionary and reference source.
Being a philologist, I turned immediately to a Latin etymological dictionary and the Complete Oxford English Dictionary to find the exact meaning of the Latin word auctoritas.