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Deep Roots: Illuminations in Etymology By Frank Marrero
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Etymology of key words, especially those dealing with profundities of the human condition and the deepest meanings therein.
The Etymology of Chinese 辰 Chén By Richard S Cook
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This edition presents for the first time the original full-size laser master of Richard Cook’s 1995 LTBA 18.2 monograph. In this typographically complex and copiously illustrated study, the... More > original signification of the Chinese 辰 chén pictogram is demonstrated from graphic, semantic, and phonological perspectives. On the basis of an examination of the extant Chinese material from all historical periods, it is shown that the 辰 chén sign is in fact a representation of a scorpion in striking position as seen in profile. It is shown that this representation bears directly upon the once vigorous traditions relating to the ancient equinoctial position of the star Antares in the Breast of the Celestial Scorpion. And though certain stellar concepts betray the likelihood of an early (pre-OBI) Sino-Mesopotamian relation (stimulus diffusion), these concepts nevertheless took peculiar Chinese form, such that it is possible to demonstrate the cognacy of Chinese 辰 chén and ‘scorpion’ words in Sino-Tibetan.< Less
New Word-Analysis Or, School Etymology of English Derivative Words By William Swinton
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Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol 2 By Priscilla Throop
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Hardcover edition of volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol I By Priscilla Throop
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This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume 2 By Priscilla Throop
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Volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Isidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation, Volume I By Priscilla Throop
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This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Sources of English Words By Michael D. Morrissey
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Sources of English words from ca. 175 languages, arranged alphabetically, from Akkadian to Zuñi.
Away With Words By Katrina Grella
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Away With Words chronicles the progression of a relationship between Miles and Deidra Carlton, an unlikely couple, who fall in love with the way each chooses to proclaim their love for one another.... More > Miles uses words and their etymologies to communicate while Deidra photographs flowers to reveal her emotions that relate to Victorian era meanings. Miles' arrogant devotion for words and Deidra's passion for photography creates a nearly unspoken bond between the two where their love for each other seems to grow beyond a definition or the perfect angle. Their love does not conform to the margins of the novel, playing with Hybrid and Experimental Fiction.< Less