New Book Offers New Perception On Languages
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Throughout human history, languages have evolved through a combination of borrowing useful words from other cultures and the constant contact between a multitude of cultures due to the need for trade and new lands. In "A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots," author Edward A. Roberts has written a truly ingenious book that shows the kinship between the Spanish and English languages that links them to Indo-European origins.
"A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots" is author Edward A. Robert's intriguing new book that traces the etymologies of the specific words to their earliest sources, that shows their kinship to both Spanish and English, and organizes them into families of words in an Appendix of Indo-European roots. This immensely helpful book also shows how Indo-European languages such as Balto-Slavic, Celtic, Germanic, Hellenic, Indo-Iranian,Italic and Persian are interconnected.
This engrossing book also includes a myriad of words based on those of the Diccionario de la lengua española de la Real Academia Española (DRAE)."A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots" shows readers how all languages are interconnected
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About the Author
Edward A. Roberts Received doctorate from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He taught English for 5 years at the University of Costa Rica, and Spanish for 30 years at Central Michigan University. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Central Michigan University
A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots* by Edward A. Roberts
Volume I (A-G)
Publication Date: April 8, 2014
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