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By Horace Gerald Danner

Horace G. Danner’s A glossary of English be aware Roots is a compendium of the most-used be aware roots of the English language. As Timothy B. Noone notes in his foreword: “Dr. Danner’s e-book permits you not just to accumulate your passive English vocabulary, leading to notice acceptance wisdom, but in addition offers the rudiments for constructing your lively English vocabulary, making it attainable to deduce the that means of phrases with that you will not be but familiar. Your wisdom can now extend and may accomplish that exponentially as your knowledge of the roots in English phrases and your corresponding skill to decode unexpected phrases grows apace. this is often the start of a superb psychological linguistic library: so enjoy!”

In A glossary of English note Roots, all observe roots are indexed alphabetically, besides the Greek or Latin phrases from which they derive, including the roots’ unique meanings. If the present that means of a person root differs from the unique which means, that's indexed in a separate column. within the examples column, the phrases which include the basis are then indexed, beginning with their prefixes, for instance, dysacousia, hyperacousia. those root-starting phrases then are by way of phrases the place the basis falls in the back of the note, e.g., acouesthesia and acoumeter. those phrases are by way of phrases the place the basis falls within the heart or the tip, as in such phrases as bradyacusia and odynacusis.. during this demeanour, A glossary of English note Roots locations the observe in as many be aware households as there are components within the notice.

This paintings will curiosity linguists and philologists and an individual drawn to the etymological elements of English language.

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