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By Horace Gerald Danner

Horace G. Danner’s A word list of English observe Roots is a compendium of the most-used observe roots of the English language. As Timothy B. Noone notes in his foreword: “Dr. Danner’s publication permits you not just to accumulate your passive English vocabulary, leading to notice acceptance wisdom, but additionally supplies the rudiments for constructing your lively English vocabulary, making it attainable to deduce the which means of phrases with that you aren't but familiar. Your wisdom can now extend and should achieve this exponentially as your understanding of the roots in English phrases and your corresponding skill to decode unusual phrases grows apace. this is often the start of an excellent psychological linguistic library: so enjoy!”

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

This paintings will curiosity linguists and philologists and somebody attracted to the etymological elements of English language.

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