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A presentation of etymologies and the key role that they play in the English language.

The English language has incorporated more foreign words than any other language and as a result has the largest vocabulary of any language; over half a mill...

Patrice Oneal and Louis CK share etymologies

Patrice is being a silly goose as usual so Lou straightens him out and gives him The Business RIP Patriki.

Great Minds Medieval World - 04.Isidore of Seville and the Etymologies

Isidore of Seville left another extraordinary legacy to education. Trace the arc of his career, from his early immersion in the Greek and Roman classics to h...

Nicola Pezzetta - Etymologies 270409

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Freemason etymologies

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What Role can Etymologies play in Vocabulary Extension?

In response to Prof Arguelles' talk on Extensive Reading, I explain my method of learning words by origins and ask for comment on how word origins may play a...

Freemason etymologies

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Real Story - SKT1: Chef Midas 전상욱!!

Just a small note: Most of the episodes of this series was done before some of the progamers like Lim Yo Hwan had to serve in the military because of the cou...

Interesting Etymologies: Ienden (Coastal Atlan / Atlaans)

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Getting A Word In: Contact, Etymology and English Vocabulary in the Twelfth Century

The 2013 Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture at the British Academy of Arts and Sciences delivered by Dr Richard Dance on November 26 2013. English vocabula...

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The Week Magazine
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:07:30 -0700

Online dictionaries such as m-w.com and dictionary.com have etymologies: information on where the words come from. They get this information from scholars who have kept track of where the various forms of the words have been seen throughout historical ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:33:45 -0700

As a lover of words, I enjoyed how thorough she was in examining the etymologies of many of the terms that we simply take for granted in Church life, never considering their origin. For example, I was familiar with St. Simon Stylites, but it never ...
OUPblog (blog)
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:33:01 -0700

Anatoly Liberman's column on word origins, The Oxford Etymologist, appears on the OUPblog each Wednesday. Send your etymology question to him care of blog@oup.com; he'll do his best to avoid responding with “origin unknown.” Subscribe to Anatoly ...

Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Martha's Vineyard Gazette
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:35:43 -0700

“It's very much a geographic exploration as well,” Ms. Bellebuono said. It's also a linguistic one. Etymologies are scattered throughout the book. “The etymology was a key part from the beginning, because spoken language is how this knowledge is ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700

Look at the teachers who reduce syllogisms, and clear up ambiguities, and explain etymologies, or teach homonyms and synonyms, and which is the subject and which is the predicate—promising to make their students happy by instructions like these.
The Brown Daily Herald
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700

And so she steeps her writing in the history of disease, the etymologies of its myths and metaphors and collated insights from centuries of cultural analysis from the likes of Voltaire and Susan Sontag. Through deftly woven narrative, research and ...
City Watch
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:33:45 -0700

The word, Muslim (one who submits to one's faith), comes from the Arab and Turkish etymologies for mosalman or mussulman and other variations. Unfounded fears about Islam a nd its practices have been used for centuries in this land (since before the ...
what's up
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:41:15 -0700

But your folk etymologies are a bit off. Buey (or, güey and wey) derive from the Latin bovis, the term for an ox. As I explained in one of the first ¡Ask a Mexican! columns ever, Latin cultures consider the ox to be the dummy of the animal kingdom the ...

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