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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 note 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 reputation wisdom, but in addition supplies the rudiments for constructing your lively English vocabulary, making it attainable to deduce the that means of phrases with that you usually are not but familiar. Your wisdom can now extend and should accomplish that exponentially as your knowledge of the roots in English phrases and your corresponding skill to decode strange phrases grows apace. this is often the start of a superb psychological linguistic library: so enjoy!”

In A word list of English observe Roots, all notice roots are indexed alphabetically, besides the Greek or Latin phrases from which they derive, including the roots’ unique meanings. If the present which 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 comprise the foundation are then indexed, beginning with their prefixes, for instance, dysacousia, hyperacousia. those root-starting phrases then are by means of phrases the place the basis falls at the back of the note, e.g., acouesthesia and acoumeter. those phrases are by means of phrases the place the basis falls within the center or the tip, as in such phrases as bradyacusia and odynacusis.. during this demeanour, A word list of English note Roots areas the notice in as many note households as there are components within the notice.

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

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