Affixes in Their Origin and Application; Exhibiting the Etymologic Structure of English Words

Affixes in Their Origin and Application; Exhibiting the Etymologic Structure of English Words

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...Lat. Tyrannus, Gr. Tt'pavvog a ruler. Pennant has f educed from n of pennon.-ANT, n. that which. Greek nouns in-Ss, gen.-Suns; Latin-as, gen.-antis. See-AS. giant of Gas yt'raq, a large man fabled to hare sprung from (yft) the earth. gigantic elepnant-ine, -Tunis, adamant and diam-ond see A-. Atlantic see-AS. Hierophant and sycophant are from jaivu I show, wilh N intensive, and T of--his, T-er.-AR, n. Greek, as in vttrSf nectar, ifXi'pa a hearth, an eschar.' sugar is from on East Indian original, but as a European word it is from the Arabic snkkar (sookkar, ) and with the article as-sukkar, whence the Spanish az ucar. Gr. aanctp, naniXpt; L. Sacchabu"; Ellenio vi.tnptj; Albanian and Turkish sheker; Hind, shakar; Kuss. aaap. jaggary a coarse unrefined (Tamil jakarai, Malay jagara) sugar; also sugar from palm juice. The same word as sugar. the sugar itself of the sap of the cocoa-nut palm is separated under the name of Jagery.--Lindtey, Botany, 1830. accharine nectary nectarine eschar scar tiara The juice neSarcous, anit the balmy dew;.. Ptfi, EHiiy on Man, I;)6, 1733. In poplar (Fr. peuplier)-ar means tree, as French amande an almond gives amandier an almond tree; prune a plum, prunier a plum tree.-AR, -ARI-, -ARy, a., n. relating to. Lat. adj. m. and f.-ar-is, neut.-ar-e; akin to-al-is, and used chiefly to avoid the repetition of L. military pertaining to (Mil-Is, gen.-ms, ) a soldier. auxiliary affording (ivxMum) aid. regular according to a (REG-ULX) rule, tutelar, L 3. salutary conducing to (sal-us, gen. Utis, ) safety or health. collar (collare) a band for (coLLUm) the neck. tabular famill-arity simil-nrly perpendicular joc-nl-ar par-t-ic-nl-ar circular polar solar lunar sublunary stellar consular globular popular angular more

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