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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 publication permits you not just to accumulate your passive English vocabulary, leading to be aware acceptance wisdom, but additionally grants the rudiments for constructing your energetic 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 wisdom of the roots in English phrases and your corresponding skill to decode unusual phrases grows apace. this can be the start of a great psychological linguistic library: so enjoy!”

In A glossary of English notice Roots, all notice 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 a person root differs from the unique that means, that's indexed in a separate column. within the examples column, the phrases which comprise 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 foundation falls in the back of the notice, e.g., acouesthesia and acoumeter. those phrases are by way of phrases the place the basis falls within the center or the top, as in such phrases as bradyacusia and odynacusis.. during this demeanour, A word list of English observe Roots locations the be aware in as many observe households as there are parts within the notice.

This paintings will curiosity linguists and philologists and someone drawn to the etymological points of English language.

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