A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages

University of Chicago Press
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Originally published in 1949 and appearing now for the first time in a paperbound edition, Buck's Dictionary remains an indispensable tool for diachronic analysis of the Indo-European languages. Arranged according to the meaning of words, the work contains more than 1,000 groupings of synonyms from the principal Indo-European languages. Buck first tabulates the words describing a particular concept and then discusses their etymological and semantic history, tracing changes in meaning of the root words as well as presenting cases indicating which of the older forms have been replaced by expressions of colloquial or foreign origin.
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University of Chicago Press
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Published on
Jul 3, 2008
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9780226228860
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Language
English
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Genres
Foreign Language Study / Multi-Language Dictionaries
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Reference / General
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