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The Origin of English Names of European Birds and Mammals: Including the Human Species

By: Michel Desfayes

127 pages, no illustrations

Michel Desfayes

Paperback | Dec 2008 | #182166 | ISBN-13: 9782884260572
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About this book

Desfayes has developed an etymological system which seeks and compares the roots of words in all the major groups of European languages. Observable characteristics, such as shape, colour and movement, are represented in elementary structures which form the basis of a comparative semantics.


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