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Language in the making

a word study

by Wilhelmina M. Thoma

  • 124 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • English language -- Etymology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 199-201.

    Statementby Wilhelmina M. Thoma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1576 .T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv p., 2 l., 3-207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6650980M
    LC Control Number23000299
    OCLC/WorldCa6107348

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