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Suffixes and other word-final elements of English

a compilation of more than 1,500 common and technical free forms, bound forms, and roots that frequently occur at the ends of words, accompanied by a detailed description of each, showing its origin, meanings, history, functions, uses and applications, variant forms, and related forms, together with illustrative examples, the whole uniquely arranged in reverse alphabetical order for ease of use, supplemented by a detailed index, in normal alphabetical order, containing entries for all of the foregoing
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Gale Research Co. , Detroit, Mich
English language -- Suffixes and prefixes, English language -- Word form
StatementLaurence Urdang, editorial director, Alexander Humez, editor, Howard G. Zettler, associate editor.
ContributionsUrdang, Laurence., Humez, Alexander., Zettler, Howard G.
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LC ClassificationsPE1175 .S9 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 363 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273951M
ISBN 100810311232
LC Control Number81020259

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92) However, for this explanation to go through, it is necessary to show that suffixes are not subject to the same tendency to be "absorbed", especially as post-tonic, post-radical, and final elements tend to reduce more than pre-tonic, pre-radical and initial elements. Perfect: corresponds to the English present perfect ("I have eaten") in most of its usages, but can carry more sense than in English of a past action with present effects.

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