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A dictionary of Latin words and phrases

by James Morwood

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin language -- Dictionaries -- English,
  • Latin language -- Influence on English -- Dictionaries,
  • English language -- Foreign words and phrases -- Latin -- Dictionaries,
  • Latin language -- Terms and phrases

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLatin words and phrases
    StatementJames Morwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA2365.E5 M67 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL463333M
    ISBN 100198602294, 0198601093
    LC Control Number98182742
    OCLC/WorldCa39159210

    In Latin, ex libris means, literally, "from the books," and, in the past, the phrase was placed before the owner's name on a the late 19th-century, the phrase came to refer to the bookplate itself, which is a label that identifies the owner of the book, is usually engraved or printed, has a distinctive design (for instance, the owner's coat of arms), and is pasted to the inside. A abbas abbatis: father / abbot. abbatia: abbey, monastery. abduco: to lead, or take away / detach, withdraw. abeo: to go away, retire / depart from life, die.

    This authoritative and highly browsable guide to Latin phrases provides a concise and enlightening account of the meaning and history of Latin words and expression which have entered the English language, including ad lib, carpe diem, and compos s: 1. • English-Latin lexicon • Latin phrase-book by Carl Meissner & Henry William Auden () • Discernenda, phrases and idioms in Latin, by J. S. Howell () • Dictionary of Latin phrases by William Robertson () → Dictionnaire latin-français: Latin-French dictionary by Félix Gaffiot ().

      A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases will be an entertaining and instructive source of information for word lovers of all varieties, from the crossword aficionado to speech-writers, historians, literature buffs, the savvy general reader, and anyone properly curious about Latin's influence on : James Morwood. A Dictionary of American and English Law: With Definitions of the Technical Terms of the Canon and Civil Laws. Also, Containing a Full Collection of Latin Maxims, and Citations of Upwards of Forty Thousand Reported Cases in which Words and Phrases .


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