A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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It sometimes begins middle or final syllables in words compounded, as
blockhead; or derived. from the Latin, as comprehended. J. - * - - - j consonant
sounds uniformly like the soft g; and is therefore a letter useless, except in
In this inquiry I shall sometimes copy Dr. Wallis, and sometimes endeavour to
supply his defects, and rectify his errouns, - - Nouns are derived from verbs. The
thing implied in the verb, as done or produced, is commonly either the present of
There are other abstracts, partly derived from adjectives, and partly from verbs,
which are formed by the addition of the termination to, a small change being
sometimes made; as long, length; strong, strength; broad, brea:#8; wide, wido;
It is certain, that the English, Germill, and other Teutonick languages, retained
Wome derived from the Greek, which the Latin honot; as ar, achi, mit, ford, pfurt,
daughter, *, note, misgir, moon, tear, grave, graff, to **, to crashe, whole, from &#
South. Dr Rivatively. adv. [from derivative..] In a derivative manner. To DERIVE.
v. a. [deriver, Fr. from derivo, Latin.] -- - 1. ... derived all diseases of ho bodie; with
a great deal of reason; for the fluids de... their qualities from the solids. -loot. 3.
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