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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Summary: I deduce that Barney was not too pleased with the wife who, obviously, checked both 'pies' out in his etymological dictionary before calling him
48) that an exhaustive etymological dictionary of Malay/Indonesian has thus far remained unpublished.
The Online Etymological Dictionary notes that in the English language during the medieval ages, 'the liver rivaled the heart as the seat of love and passion.
Therefore, a monograph belonging to such a genre inevitably goes out of date much more quickly than a synchronic or etymological dictionary containing creative solutions.
In his Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1825) Jamieson exemplified the word: 'Gyte, Gyteling, applied contemptuously, or in ill humour, to a young child'.
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).
See the Hebrew, Arabic, Ethiopic, and Ugaritic examples in: Ernest Klein, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language (New York: Macmillan, 1987) p.
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).
It requires concentration, and sometimes an etymological dictionary, if the propositions are to be understood.
Leiden Indo-European etymological dictionary series; v.