By Carl Darling Buck

ISBN-10: 0226079376

ISBN-13: 9780226079370

Originally released in 1949 and showing now for the 1st time in a paperbound variation, Buck's Dictionary is still an critical instrument for diachronic research of the Indo-European languages. prepared based on the which means of phrases, the paintings includes greater than 1,000 groupings of synonyms from the imperative Indo-European languages. dollar first tabulates the phrases describing a specific notion after which discusses their etymological and semantic historical past, tracing alterations in which means of the basis phrases in addition to providing circumstances indicating which of the older varieties were changed via expressions of colloquial or international origin.

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