HUDU

Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins


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Juli 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An accessible, lively A-Z of over 3,000 words and their origins, drawn from Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research and language monitoring. Ideal for language lovers and students alike, the Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins relates the fascinating stories behind many of our most curious words and expressions.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Abbreviations;
Introduction;
Wordbuilding;
Dictionary;
Glossary

Portrait

Julia Cresswell is an experienced author and language researcher, having worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. Books to her credit include Naming Your Baby: The Definitive Dictionary of First Names, and The Cat's Pyjamas: The Penguin Book of Clichés.

Pressestimmen

Review from previous edition A treasure (from the Greek 'thesauros', treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning 'to find') of verbal wonders. s William Hartston, Beachcomber of the Daily Express
EAN: 9780199547937
ISBN: 0199547939
Untertitel: 'Oxford Quick Reference'. 2 Rev ed. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2010
Seitenanzahl: 512 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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