A Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (Paperback)

Author: Tuleja, Tad

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English?is a language rich in foreign infusions. As a result, what is known today as English is far from the language of the Angles. From the time of Shakespeare down to the present day, the English language has always profited from foreign contacts that resulted in contributions from across the globe. This dictionary presents a selection of those foreign terms now used in English but that are neither on the one hand Anglicized nor on the other merely pedantic. Special categories given their own sections include Roman Beginnings, A Sanskrit Sampler, French Ballet Terminology, Italian Musical Terms, and Toasts.

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Publisher Robert Hale Ltd
Mfg Part# 9780709089568
SKU 214698522
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0709089562
Release Date 6/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0205
Publisher Robert Hale & Company
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