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Title Author Type Date Words
Viewing Proto-Dravidian from the Northeast. Kobayashi, Masato Report Apr 1, 2020 8571
MORE ETYMOLOGICAL CURIOSITIES. Anil Feb 1, 2019 677
Antimony [an'ti-mo"ne]. Walker, Mark D. Brief article Aug 1, 2018 285
Plague [plag]. Henry, Ronnie Report Jan 1, 2018 326
The etymology of Aramaic (and Hebrew) [square root of (term)]prns 'to distribute, supply'. Butts, Aaron Michael Essay Apr 1, 2017 4594
Sparganosis [spahr"ge-no'sis]. Henry, Ronnie Brief article Apr 1, 2017 281
Shock and awe. Brief article Apr 1, 2017 187
A proposed Indo-Aryan etymology for Hurrian timer(i)/timar(i). Burgin, James Michael Jan 1, 2017 2195
On the possible Baltic origin of the early Proto-Finnic *lecca *'bellows'/Uber eine mogliche baltische herkunft von fruhosfi. *lecca *'blasebalg'. Vaba, Lembit Report Sep 1, 2016 1991
Middle English names of merchants: etymology and aspects of usage. Dobrovolska, Oxana Report Sep 1, 2016 12526
Bide nu aet gode [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] aetic grecisc cunne: attitudes to Greek and the Greeks in the Anglo-Saxon period. Timofeeva, Olga Report Jun 1, 2016 8708
Two Scottish etymologies for English words. Sayers, William Jan 1, 2016 3101
The etymology of Scots gyte 'mad, out of one's senses'. Sayers, William Jan 1, 2016 1709
On two derivational phenomena in Judeo-Spanish. Schwarzwald, Ora (Rodrigue) Report Sep 1, 2015 5358
Surveillance [ser-val'ens]. Sep 1, 2015 175
A reassessment of the Hebrew negative interrogative particle hl'. McAffee, Matthew Essay Jan 1, 2015 10117
Austronesian languages in south Sulawesi: a potrait of proto Makassar language. Latif, Muhammad Nur Report Jan 1, 2015 2146
The awakened lord: the name of the Buddha in East Asia. Pellard, Thomas Essay Oct 1, 2014 6326
Bacillus anthracis [be-sil'es an-thra'sis]. Report Sep 1, 2014 219
Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. bolletii. Report Mar 1, 2014 317
On the development and categorization of Estonian fish names/Uber die entstehung und klassifizierung Estnischer fischbezeichnungen. Kendla, Mari Brief article Mar 1, 2014 6267
The literary character between philosophy and life: archive of characters, themes, places. Georgescu, Nicolae; Coman, Ruxandra Report Jan 1, 2014 2564
Verbs for 'be' and copulas in Uralic languages/Seinsverben und kopulae im uralischen. Honti, Laszlo Report Dec 1, 2013 13925
Bringing the paign: what we can learn from etymology and an ancient general. Lager, Marshall Viewpoint essay Oct 1, 2013 688
Verona integron. Brief article Jul 1, 2013 227
The typology of nonintegrated words in Hebrew. Schwarzwald, Ora "Rodrigue" Report Jun 1, 2013 5046
Acinetobacter [asci-net'o-bak'tar]. Report May 1, 2013 345
Say what? Wayman, Erin Brief article Jan 12, 2013 121
Etymoligia. Brief article Jan 1, 2013 230
Ugaritic nhl and udbr: etymology and semantic field. Del Olmo Lete, Gregorio Essay Oct 1, 2012 5934
The peculiar history of the ethnonym "Temiar". Benjamin, Geoffrey Report Oct 1, 2012 10060
Etymologia: prion. Schonberger, Lawrence B.; Schonberger, Robert B. Letter to the editor Jun 1, 2012 450
Terms for 'doll' in finnic languages/Puppenbezeichnungen in den ostseefinnischen sprachen. Oja, Vilja Report Jun 1, 2012 5663
Hidden divinities. Moore, Michael Essay Apr 1, 2012 1516
WordBuzz: Mistweetment. Brief article Mar 1, 2012 136
Cholera. Mannikko, Nancy Brief article Nov 1, 2011 239
Understanding word roots: it's Greek to me! Sep 19, 2011 262
Three North Samoyedic prohibitive auxiliaries: nenets no-, no-, nu-, nu-, nganasan ne- and enets i-. Kunnap, Ago Report Jun 1, 2010 1803
Vanilla vaginas: strange bedfellows. Anil May 1, 2010 1646
Pauls Balodis, Latviesu personvardu etimologiskas semantikas teoretiskais modelis un ta realizacija. Theoretical model of the etymological semantics of Latvian personal names and its realization. Vaba, Lembit Report Mar 1, 2010 1855
Etymologia. Disease/Disorder overview Mar 1, 2010 230
New etymologies for some Japanese time-words. Unger, J. Marshall Jan 1, 2010 4231
Hittite menahhanda. Nikolaev, Alexander Jan 1, 2010 6161
Livonian and Leivu: shared innovations and problems. Viitso, Tiit-Rein Report Dec 1, 2009 6388
Obscure place name elements ura and ora in South Estonian. Faster, Mariko Report Dec 1, 2009 3070
Punderful etymologies. Lederer, Richard May 1, 2009 784
On the origin of the Estonian words mesilassulem 'swarm of bees' and kosal 'light hive for catching swarming bees'/Uber die herkunft der estnischen Worter (mesilas)sulem '(bienen)schwarm' und kosal 'waldbienenstock'/[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]. Vaba, Lembit Report Mar 1, 2009 261
Where they are coming from. Ashley, Leonard R.N. Brief article May 1, 2007 242
I see where you are coming from. Ashley, Leonard R.N. Brief article May 1, 2007 245
Hemingway and the OED. Oliver, Charles M. Critical essay Mar 22, 2007 2915
The nature of Tibetan plant nomenclature. Boesi, Alessandro Report Mar 22, 2007 10965
The etymology and meanings of eldritch. Hall, Alaric Jan 1, 2007 3173
Anglo-Scandinavian trade or paganism? OE haeden in the first Cleopatra glossary. Pons-Sanz, Sara M. Jul 1, 2006 7685
Did XANADU derive from XAMDU or XAINDU? Fleissner, Robert F. May 1, 2006 398
Etymology of sexual terms. Ashley, Leonard R.N. Brief Article Feb 1, 2006 197
The ausbau of present-day Scots. Schmitt, Holger Critical essay Jan 1, 2006 12138
Three Celtic names: Venicones, Tuesis and Soutra. Breeze, Andrew Jan 1, 2006 3877
In Chaucer's time ...: the liberating joy of do-it-yourself etymologies. Caws-Elwitt, Jonathan Sep 22, 2005 958
Emails to an etymologist. Quinion, Michael Mar 22, 2005 1033
The distinctiveness of the Doric: home-grown or imported (1)? Lorvik, Marjorie Jan 1, 2005 14160
Ptolemy's Taexali, Caelis, Loxa and Eitis. Breeze, Andrew Jan 1, 2005 4617
The language of LSD. Humphries, Raymond Dec 22, 2004 1279
What's in a word? On etymological slurs. Moore, Michael Jun 22, 2002 1741
Catch me before I kill more: seriality as modern monstrosity. Jenkins, Philip Jan 1, 2002 7926
Friend and Foe - Etymology of Alcohol. Hajar, Rachel Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 189
KING COTTON. BUCHER, MARCEL Brief Article Sep 1, 2001 485
Suppletion, lexical meaning, semantic primitives, and translation data(*). MYHILL, JOHN Jul 1, 2001 18326
Diverse Indo-Iranian Etymological Notes. HAMP, ERIC P. Jan 1, 2001 1236
Singular definite expressions with a unique denotatum and the limits of properhood(*). COATES, RICHARD Nov 1, 2000 5968
UNDERSTANDING ANCIENT CHINESE SOCIETY: APPROACHES TO REN [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] AND MIN [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]. GASSMANN, ROBERT H. Jul 1, 2000 9706
TATTOO IN EARLY CHINA. REED, CARRIE E. Jul 1, 2000 15718
BABYLONIAN DIPLOMACY IN THE AMARNA LETTERS. WESTBROOK, RAYMOND Jul 1, 2000 4453
SUMERIAN PROVERBS IN THEIR CURRICULAR CONTEXT. VELDHUIS, NIEK Jul 1, 2000 10125
Explaining grammaticalization (the standard way)(1). GEURTS, BART Jul 1, 2000 3331
The relevance of extravagance: a reply to Bart Geurts(*). HASPELMATH, MARTIN Jul 1, 2000 3468
John Horne Tooke and the Grammar of Political Experience. LAMARRE, PAUL Mar 22, 1998 8023
Of mops and puppets: the ambiguous use of the word 'mop' in the Towneley Shepherds' plays. Oosterwijk, Sophie Jun 1, 1997 1860
Familiariarity breeds contempt: on the use of 'well-known' in OED. Chardonnens, L.S. Product/Service Evaluation Jun 1, 1997 619
Worries about words. Lester, Toby Dec 22, 1995 1319
On *Hjarthar-By(r) 'Herd Farm.'(Notes.) Hough, Carole Sep 1, 1995 596
Aelfric's trud 'buffoon': old Irish druth 'buffoon.' Jun 1, 1995 1242
Chaucer's 'Malkin' and Dafydd AP Gwilym's 'Mald y Cwd.' Breeze, Andrew Jun 1, 1995 1098
Evolution and applications of the term consumerism: theme and variations. Swagler, Roger Dec 22, 1994 5168
Modern Persian verb stems revisited. Henderson, Michael M.T. Oct 1, 1994 2135
Call for research materials for 'The Oxford English Dictionary.' Sep 1, 1994 410
Celtic etymologies for 'brisk' 'active,lively' and 'caddow' 'woolen covering.' Breeze, Andrew Sep 1, 1994 2172
A possible etymology for Scots Smirr 'traces of rain in the wind.' Millar, Robert McColl Sep 1, 1994 1599
On Milton's use of the noun wind-egg. Ronnick, Michele Valerie Jun 1, 1994 787
Swift's use of 'personate' to indicate parody. Terry, Richard Jun 1, 1994 1725
The Aldhelm gloss 'Constantina: demera (ClGl 1). Torkar, Roland Dec 1, 1993 2156
Wered 'sweet drink' at 'Beowulf' 496: Welsh gwirod 'liquor, drink.' Breeze, Andrew Dec 1, 1993 1386
Dafydd ap Gwilym's 'the clock' and foliot 'decoy bird' in 'The Owl and the Nightingale.' Breeze, Andrew Dec 1, 1993 1069
'Tikes' at 'Piers Plowman' B.XIX.37: Welsh taeog 'serf, bondman.' Breeze, Andrew Dec 1, 1993 2047
Problems of documentation in late Middle English variation. Goerlach, Manfred Dec 1, 1993 1194
Hittite zinni-, tuwarni-, zig and related matters. Barton, Charles R. Oct 1, 1993 9523
Celtic etymologies for Old English cursung 'curse,' gafeluc 'javelin,' staer 'history,' syrce 'coat of mail,' and Middle English clog(ge) 'block, wooden shoe,' cokkunge 'striving,' tirven 'to flay,' warroke 'hunchback.' Breeze, Andrew Sep 1, 1993 7504
The Hebrew roots of the English language. Besserman, Lawrence Sep 22, 1992 3616
To be correct, say it isn't so. Smith, Wen Nov 1, 1991 734

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