A Bibliography of Etymological Dictionaries

Indo-European Family

Germanic Subgroup

Western Branch


A: Abel, Ernest L., 1943-
T: Alcohol wordlore and folklore ; being a compendium of linguistic and social fact and fantasy associated with the use and production of alcohol as reflected in the magazines, newspapers, and literature of the English-speaking world
P: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Prometheus Books, c1987.
L: HBLL PE1683 .A24 1987

A: Ammer, Christine.
T: Southpaws & sunday punches; and other sporting expressions
P: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c1993.
L: HBLL PE 1689 .A495 1993

A: Arthur, William, 1796-1875.
T: An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names; with an essay on their derivation and import
P: New York, Sheldon, Blakeman, 1857.
L: HBLL CS 2309 .A7

A: --- .
T: --- .
P: Detroit, Galae Research Co., 1969.
L: UofU CS2309 .A7 1969

A: --- .
T: --- .
P: Detroit : Omnigraphics, 1990, c1856.
L: USU CS2309 .A7 1990

A: Ayto, John.
T: Dictionary of word origins
E: 1st U.S. ed.
P: New York : Arcade, 1991.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .A97 1991

A: Bailey, Dorothy (Lavelle)
T: An etymological dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy
P: London, E. Arnold & Co., 1929.
L: UofU 540.3 B15

A: Bailey, N. (Nathan), d. 1742.
T: English dialect words of the eighteenth century as shown in the "Universal etymological dictionary" of Nathaniel Bailey
P: Vaduz : Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1965.
L: HBLL 420.6 En36 no. 41

A: --- .
T: English dialect words of the eighteenth century as shown in the "Universal etymological dictionary" of Nathaniel Bailey. Edited, with an introduction, by William E.A. Axon,..
P: London : published for the English Dialect Society by Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill, 1883 (Bungay (Bungay: Clay and Taylor, Printers, The Chaucer Press).
L: HBLL Microfiche AC 1 .N56 2.1.904

A: --- .
T: Divers proverbs with their explication and illustration, compiled and methodically digested as well for the entertainment of the curious as the information of the ignorant and for the benefit of young students, artificers, tradesmen and foreigners who are desirous thorowly to understand what they speak, read, or write
P: New Haven, Conn., Printed and to be sold by the Yale University Press, 1917.
L: ISU Special Coll- Rare Books (non-circulating) PN6420 .B3 1917

A: --- .
T: An universal etymological English dictionary : comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue.
E: The 6th ed., with considerable improvements.
P: London, Printed for J. and J. Knapton [etc.] 1733.
L: ISU Rare Books (non-circulating) 1733-6

A: --- .
T: ---.
E: 30TH ED.
P: Glasgow : Printed by Niven, Napier and Khull for George Lumsden, 1802.
L: HBLL PE 1620 .B3 1802

A: Bevan, Stanley Cecil.
T: Concise etymological dictionary of chemistry
P: London : Applied Science, 1976.
L: HBLL Science Reference QD5 .B45x

A: Calmet, Augustin, 1672-1757.
T: Calmet's great dictionary of the Holy Bible [microform]
P: Charlestown (Mass.) : Printed and sold by Samuel Etheridge, Jun., 1812-1817.

A: Chambers, William, 1800-1883
T: Chambers’s etymological dictionary
E: Enl. ed.
P: London: W. & R. Chambers, 1912
L: HBLL PE1580 .C42x 1912
- gives present (at time of composition) definitions
- basic etymology listed after word entry

A: Claiborne, Robert.
T: Loose cannons and red herrings : a book of lost metaphors
E: 1st ed.
P: New York : Norton, c1988.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1583 .C55 1988

A: Collins, Joseph Victor, 1858-
T: A study of the essential meanings of English words of Latin and Greek origin, including a dictionary of familiar stems,.
P: Stevens Point, Wis., Worzalla publishing company (c1939)
L: HBLL 422.4 C69

A: Danner, Horace G.
T: A thesaurus of word roots of the English language
P: Lanham, Md., : University Press of America, c1992.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .D36 1992

A: Degler, Teri.
T: Scuttlebutt, and other expressions of nautical origin
E: 1st American ed.
P: New York : H. Holt, c1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1583 .D44 1989

A: Freeman, Morton S.
T: The story behind the word
P: Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., : ISI Press, c1985.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1580 .F74 1985

A: Guggenheimer, Heinrich W. (Heinrich Walter), 1924-
T: Jewish family names and their origins : an etymological dictionary
P: (Hoboken, N. J.) : Ktav Pub. House, 1992.
L: HBLL His. /Rel. Ref. CS 3010 .G84 1992

A: Hargrave, Basil.
T: Origins and meanings of popular phrases and names, including those which came into use during the Great War.
P: Detroit, Gale Research Co., 1968.
L: HBLL 422 H223o

A: Harrison, Henry, d. 1921.
T: Surnames of the United Kingdom; a concise etymological dictionary.
P: Baltimore, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969.
L: HBLL His./Rel. Ref. CS2505 .H32

A: Heifetz, Jeanne, 1960-
T: When blue meant yellow : how colors got their names
E: 1st ed.
P: New York : H. Holt, c1994.
L: HBLL 535.6 H363w

A: Heller, Louis G.
T: The private lives of English words
E: 1st ed.
P: Detroit, Mich, : Gale Research Co., c1984
L: HBLL PE1580 .H35 1984

A: Hendrickson, Robert, 1933-
T: The facts on file encyclopedia of word and phrase origins
P: NewYork : Facts on File, 1987.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1689 .H47 1987

A: Holt, Alfred Hubbard, 1897-
T: Phrase and word origins; a study of fafmiliar expressions.
E: Rev. ed.
P: New York, Dover Publications (1961)
L: HBLL PE 1580 .H55 1961

A: Jeans, Peter D.
T: Ship to shore ; a dictionary of everyday words and phrases derived from the sea
P: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1993.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1583 .J43 1993b

A: Junius, Franciscus, 1589-1677.
T: Francisci Junii Francisci filii Etymologicum anglicanum : ex autographo descripsit & accessionibus permultis auctum edidit Ewardus Lye. Praemittuntur vita auctoris et Grammatica anglo-saxonica.
P: Oxonii : e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1743.

A: Kemble, John Mitchell, 1807-1857.
T: A specimen of an etymological dictionary attributed to John Mitchell Kemble
P: Saint Paul : Rulon-Miller Books, 1990.
L: ISU Special Coll-Cordell Ref. PE1580 .K38 1990s

A: Kennedy, John, fl. 1870-1914.
T: Word stems : a dictionary
P: New York : Soho Press, 1996.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .K43 1996

A: Klein, Ernest David, 1899-1983.
T: A comprehensive etymological dictionary of the English language. Dealing with the origin of words and their sense development thus illustrating the history of civilization and culture.
P: Amsterdam, New York (etc.) Elsevier, 1966-
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .K47

A: Morris, William, 1913-
T: Dictionary of word and phrase origins
E: (1st ed.)
P: New York, Harper and Row [1962-
L: HBLL PE 1580 .M6

A: --- .
T: Morris Dictionary of word and phrase origins
E: 1st ed.
P: New York : Harper & Row, c1977.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .M6 1977
- lists words and phrases with their past forms and definitions; current definition not always given
- explains coinage of word or phrase and cites its first appearance

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 2nd ed.
P: New York : Harper & Row, c1988.
L: HBLL PE1580 .M6 1988

A: Mozeson, Isaac.
T: The word : the dictionary that reveals the Hebrew source of English
P: New York, N.Y. : Shapolsky Pqublishers, c1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1582 .H4 M69 1989

A: Onions, C. T. (Charles Talbut), 1873-1965.
T: The Oxford dictionary of English etymology
P: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .O5

A: Oswald, John.
T: Etymological dictionary of the English language; with key to Latin Greek and other roots.
P: Philadelphia, 1849.
L: UofU 422 O86

A: Palmatier, Robert A.(Robert Allen)
T: Speaking of animals : a dictionary of animal metaphors
P: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1583 .P33 1995

A: Palmer, Abram Smythe.
T: Folk-etymology : a dictionary of verbal corruptions or words perverted in form or meaning, by false derivation or mistaken analogy
P: New York : Henry Holt, 1883.
L: HBLL 423.1 P182f

A: Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979.
T: Origins; a short etymological dictionary of modern English.
E: (4th ed., with numerous revisions and some substantial additions)
P: New York, Macmillan, 1966.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1580 .P3 1966a

A: --- .
T: Name into word; proper names that have become common property; a discursive dictionary.
P: New York, Macmillan, 1950.
L: HBLL PE 1583 P35 1950

Hum. Ref. PE 1583 P35 1950

A: Rawson, Hugh.
T: Devious derivations : popular misconceptions, and more than 1,000 true origins of common words and phrases
E: 1st ed.
P: New York : Crown Publishers, c1994.
L: HBLL PE 1584 .R38 1994

A: --- .
T: Wicked words : a treasury of curses, insults, put-downs, and other formerly unprintable terms from Anglo-Saxon times to the present
P: New York : Crown Publishers, 1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 3721 .R38 1989

A: Rogers, John G.
T: Origins of sea terms
P: (Mystic, Conn.) : Mystic Seaport Museum, c1984.
L: HBLL Soc. Sci. Ref. V 23 .R64

A: Room, Adrian.
T: Dictionary of changes in meaning
P: London ; New York : Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1580 .R59 1986

A: --- .
T: A dictionary of true etymologies
P: London ; Boston : Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986.
L: HBLL PE1580 .R6 1986

A: --- .
T: NTC's dictionary of changes in meanings
P: Lincolnwood, Ill. : National Textbook Company, 1996.

A: Rosten, Leo Calvin, 1908-
T: The joys of Yinglish
P: New York : Mc Graw-Hill, c1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1582 .Y5 R67 1989

A: Schlebecker, John T.
T: The many names of country people : an historical dictionary from the twelfth century onward
P: New York : Greenwood Press, c1989.
L: HBLL Sci.Ref. S 411 .S34 1989

A: Schur, Norman W.
T: 1000 most obscure words
P: New York : Facts of File Publications, 1990.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1691 .S37 1990

A: Schwartzman, Steven.
T: The words of mathematics : an etymological dictionary of mathematical terms used in English
P: Washington, DC : Mathematical Association of America, c1994.
L: HBLL Sci. Ref. QA 5 .S375 1994

A: Shipley, Joseph Twadell, 1893-
T: Dictionary of word origins
E: (1955 ed.).
P: Ames, Iowa, Littlefield, Adams, 1955 (c1945)
L: HBLL 422 Sh64 1955

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 2nd ed.
P: New York, Greenwood Press (1969, c1945)
L: HBLL 422 Sh64 1969

A: Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912.
T: A concise etymological dictionary of the English language
E: New and cor. impression.
P: Oxford, Clarendon Press (1961)
L: HBLL 422 Sk23c

A: --- .
T: --- .
P: New York : Capricorn Books, 1963
L: HBLL 422 Sk23c 1963

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: New and corrected impression.
P: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967.
L: HBLL PE1580 .S52 1967
- lists doublets ("words differing in form, but the same from an etymological point of view")
- present definition not always given
- lists basic etymology
- list of Latin and Greek words that frequently occur in English compounds and derivatives

A: --- .
T: An etymological dictionary of the English language.
E: New ed., rev. and enl.
P: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press (1935)
L: HBLL PE1580 .S51 1935

A: --- .
T: ---.
P: Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1910.
L: UofU PE1580 .S5 1910

A: Skinner, Henry Alan.
T: The origin of medical terms.
E: 2d ed.
P: Baltimore, William & Wilkins, 1961.
L: HBLL Sci. Ref. R123 .S54 1961

A: Skinner, Stephen, 1623-1667.
T: Etymologicon linguae Anglicanae.
P: Los Angeles, Sherwin and Freutel, 1970.
L: HBLL Quarto PE1580 .A2 S5 1970

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: Editio novissima, & a mendis omnibus accurate repurgata.
P: Lvgdvni : sumptibus Petri Gvillimin, in vico Bellae-Corderiae ad Bellam-Aream,1664.
L: HBLL Rare-Room 4040 (non-circulating) Quarto 472.03 Vo936e 1664

A: --- .
T: --- .
P: Londoni : typis T. Roycroft, & prostant venales apud H. Brome, 1671.
L: HBLL Rare -room 4040 (non-circulating) Quarto 422 Sk35e 1671

A: Stormonth, James, 1825 -1882.
T: A dictionary of the English language, pronouncing, etymological and explanatory, embracing scientific and other terms, numerous familiar terms, and a copious selection of old English words
P: New York, Harper and brothers, 1885.
L: ISU PE1625 .S8 1885

A: Thurner, Dick, 1950-
T: Portmanteau dictionary : blend words in the English language, including trademarks and brand names
P: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., 1993.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1175 .T54 1993

A: Walker, John, 1732-1807.
T: A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language.....[microform] ; to which are prefixed, principles of pronunciation...; likewise, rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London...; the whole interspersed with observations etymological, critical, and grammatical...
E: Stereotyped ed.
P: New York ; Collins anad Hannay, 1818..
L: ISU Microforms Main Library MICROPRINT EAI S2 46679

A: Ward, Kendall K.
T: Guides for American-English pronunciation
P: Springfield, Ill., Thomas (1971)
L: HBLL 428.1 W213g

A: Webber, Elizabeth, 1946-
T: Grand allusions : a lively guide to those expressions, terms, and references you ought to know but might not
P: Washingtion, D.C. : Farragut Pub. Co., c1990.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .W33 1990

A: Wedeck, Harry Ezekial, 1894-
T: Short dictionary of classical word origins
P: New York : Philosophical Library, c1957.
L: HBLL 422.4 W41

A: Weekley, Ernest, 1865-1954
T: An etymological dictionary of modern English
P: New York, Dover Publications (1967)
L: HBLL (two volumes) PE1580 .W5 1967
- present definition not included
- some dates and cites forms in literature

A: --- .
T: A concise etymological dictionary of modern English
E: Rev. ed.
P: New York, Dutton, 1952.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1580 .W53 1952

A: --- .
T: Something about words
E: (1st ed.)
P: New York , Dutton (1936)
L: ISU PE1072 .W4 1936

A: Whiter, Walter, 1758-1832
T: Etymologicon universale; or, universal etymological dictionary: on a new plan: In which it is shewn, that consonants are alone regarded in discovering the affinities of words, and that the vowels are to be wholly rejected; that languages contain the same fundamental idea; and that they are derived from the earth, and the operations, accidents, and properties, beloning to it. With illustrations drawn from various languages: the Teutonic dialects, English, Gothic, Saxon, German, danish &c. &c.- Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish.- The Celtic dialects, Gallic, Irish, welsh, Bretagne, &c. &c. - The dialects, of Slavonic, Russian, &c. &c. - The Eastern languages, Hebrew, Arabic, Persian Sanscrit, Gipsey, Coptic,..
L: HBLL Microfiche AC 1 .N56 2.1.913

A: Wierzbicka, Anna.
T: English speech act verbs ; a semantic dictionary
P: Sydney ; Orlando : Academic Press (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), c1987.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1315 .S6 W53x 1987

A: Worcester, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1784-1865.
T: A new etymological dictionary of the English langluage : with synonyms and copious table exhibiting the pronuciation of ancient and modern biographical and geographical names, scripture proper names, Christian names, mythological personages, abbreviations, phrases and quotations from foreign languages, weights, measures, coins, etc.
P: Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1888.
L: HBLL PE 1625 .W67x
- lists words and current (at time of publication) definitions
- basic etymology given
- no dates

T: The American heritage dictionary of Indo-European roots.
E: Rev. and edited / by Calvert Watkins
P: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, c1985
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. P615 .A43 1985

T: Americanisms; a dictionary of selected Americanisms on historical principles
P: Chicago, University of Chicago Press (1966)
L: HBLL 427.973 Am351

T: The Barnhart dictionary of etymology
P: (New York) : H.W. Wilson Co., 1988.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .B35 1988
- American reference work, focuses on the American side of semantic development
- gives dates of words and meanings, includin the year of earliest recorded appearance or use
- gives etymologies for affixes and combining forms
- sources of borrowed words are traced
- functional shift, back formation and other internal process noted
- tries to distinguish foreign and native elements in the development of English

T: The Barnhart concise dictionary of etymology
P: 1st ed.
P: New York : Harper Collins Publishers, c1995.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .B35 1995

T: The century cyclopedia of names: a pronouncing and etymological dictionary of names in geography, biography, mythology, history, ethnology, art archeaology, fiction, etc., etc., etc./ edited by Benjamin E. Smith.
P: New York : The Century Co., c1897.
L: HBLL Special Coll. Ref.-Room 4040 PE 1625 .C4 1897

T: --- .
P: New York ; Century, c1894
L: UofU PE1625 .C4 1894

T: The compact Oxford English dictionary : complete text reproduced micrographically.
E: 2nd ed.
P: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
L: HBLL This item not in library; no call number available.

T: Composition of scientific words; a manual of methods and a lexicon of materials for the practice of logotechnics.
P: (Washington) 1954.
L: HBLL Sci. Ref. PE 1580 .B7 1954

T: The concise Oxford dictionary of English etymology
P: Oxford (Oxfordshire) ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1580 .C66 1986

T: The contribution of Greek to English : with special attention to medical and other scientific terms
P: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, c1942.
L: HBLL 422.4 B81

T: Gazophylacium Anglicanum, 1689.
P: Menston, (Yorks.) Scolar P., 1969.
L: HBLL 420.8 En36 no. 166

T: The Merriam-Webster book of word histories
P: New York : Pocket Books, 1976.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .M4
- present definition not always included
- lists past forms in English with definitions
- gives dates sometimes
-entries are written in a "mini-essay" format, making them more conversational and easy to read

T: The Merriam -Webster new book of word histories.
P: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster Inc., c1991.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .M44 1991

T: The Oxford English dictionary.
E: 2nd ed. / prepared by J.A. Simpson and E.S.C. Weiner.
P: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1625 .O87 1989

T: Oxford English dictionary. Additions series
P: Oxford (England) : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1625 .O92 1993

T: The Oxford English dictionary (computer file) : the original Oxford English dictionary on compact disc.
E: Version 4.10.
P: Ft. Washington, Pa. : Tri Star Pub., 1987.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. CD-ROM PE 1625 .087 1987

T: The Oxford English dictionary (computer file) : on compact disc.
E: 2nd ed., version 1.00.
P: Oxford ; (New York) : Oxford University Press, c1992.
L: Law Library CD-ROM Tower PE 1625 .O87 1992

Software Documentation - Law lvl 2 PE 1625 .O87 1992 Gde.

T: --- .
E: --- .
P: Oxford ; (New York) : Oxford University Press, c1992.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. CD-Rom PE 1625 .O87 1992

T: Picturesque expressions : a thematic dictionary
E: 2nd ed.
P: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., c1985.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE1689 .P5

T: A Supplement to the Oxford English dictionary
P: Oxford (Oxfordshire) : Clarendon Press, 1972-
L: HBLL (four volumes) Quarto PE 1625 .M7 1933

T: Webster’s word histories.
P: Springfiel, Mass. : Merriam-Webster, c1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PE 1580 .W35 1989

T: Word mysteries and histories : from quiche to humble pie.
P: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
L: HBLL PE 1580 .W67 1986


A: Heidermanns, Frank.
T: Etymologisches Worterbuch der germanischen Primaradjektive
P: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1993.
L: HBLL PF 3241 .H45x 1993

A: Helvigins, Andreas H., d. 1643.
T: Origenes dictionum germanicarum : ex tribus illis nobilibus antiquitatis eruditae linguis, Latina, Graaeca, Hebraea, derivatarum
P: Hanoviae : Immpensis Conradi Eifridi, 1620.
L: HBLL Rare -Room 4040 PA 257 .W34 1618

A: Hermann, Ursula, Dipl.-Phil.
T: Knaurs etymologisches Lexikon : 10 000 Sorter unserer Gegensartssprache : Herkunft und Geschichte
P: Munchen : Droemer Knaur, 1983, c1982.
L: HBLL PF 3580 .H47 1983

A: Kettmann, Gerhard.
T: Die Sprache der Elbschiffer.
P: Halle (Salle), M. Niemeyer, 1959-1961.
L: HBLL 437.09 K513s

A: Kluge, Friedrich, 1856-1926.
T: Etymologisches Worterbuch der deutschen sprache.
E: 5. verb. Aufl.
P: Strassburg, Trubner, 1894.
L: HBLL 432.3 K713e 1894

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 6. verb. Aufl.
P: Strassburg, K. J. Trubner, 1905.
L: HBLL 432.3 K713e 1905

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 11. aufl., mit unterstutzung durch Wolfgang Krause bearbeitet von Alfred Gotze...
P: Berlin und Leipzig, W. de Gruyter & co., 1934.
L: HBLL 432.3 K713e 1934

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 17. verb. Aufl.
P: Berlin : W. de Gruyter, 1957.
L: HBLL PF 3580 .K5 1957

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 19. Aufl. bearb. von Walther Mitzka.
P: Berlin, W. de Gruyter, 1963
L: HBLL PF 3580 .K5 1963

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 20. Aufl. / Bearb. von Walther Mitzka.
P: Berlin : de Gruyter, 1967.
L: HBLL 432.3 K713e 1967

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 22. unveranderte Aufl. / unter Mithilfe von Max Burgisser und Bernd Gregor vollig neu bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold.
P: Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PF 3580 .K5x 1989

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 23. erw. Aufl. / bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold.
P: Berlin ; New York : de Gruyter, 1995.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PF 3580 .K5 1995

A: Krack, Karl Erich.
T: 1000 (i.e. Tausend) Redensarten unter die Lupe genommen
P: Frankfurt am Main : Fischer Bucherei, 1969, c1965.
L: HBLL 432.03 K854t

A: Maas, Herbert, 1928-
T: Worter erzahlen Geschichten. Eine exemplarische Etymologie.
E: (2. Aufl. Karten: Harald und Ruth Bukor).
P: (Munchen Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (1966)
L: HBLL 432.03 M112w

A: Schwenck, Konrad, 1793-1864.
T: Worterbuch der deutschen sprache in beziehung auf abstammung und begriffsbildung
P: Frankfurt am Main : J.D. Sauerlander, 1843
L: HBLL 433 Sc98w

A: Sillner, Leo.
T: Gewusst woher; Ursprungshandbuch deutschsprachiger Worter und Redensarten.
P: (Frankfurt) Societats-Verlag (1973)
L: HBLL 433.1 Si35g

A: Walshe, Maurice O’Connell.
T: A concise German etymological dictionary
P: London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1951.
L: HBLL PF 3580 .W3

A: Wasserzieher, Ernst, 1860-1927.
T: Woher? Ableitendes Worterbuch der deutschen Sprache.
E: 11. verb. Aufl. besorgt von Paul Herthum.
P: Bonn, F. Dummler, 1948.
L: HBLL 432.03 W28 G

A: --- .
T: --- .
E: 17.0 neubearb. Aufl. besorgt von Werner Betz.
P: Bonn, Hannover, Hamburg, Munchen, Dummler (1966)
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PF3580 .W35 1966

T: Duden Etymologie : Herkunftsworterbuch der deutschen Sprache.
E: 2., vollig neu bearbeitete und erw. Aufl. / von Gunther Drosdowski.
P: Mannheim : Dudenverlag, c1989
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PF 3073 .D8 vol. 7

T: Etymologisches Worterbuch des Deutschen
P: Berlin : Akademie-Verlag, 1989.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. (three volumes) PF 3580 .E87x 1989

T: Kleines Lexikon untergegangener Worter : Wortuntergang seit dem Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts
E: 7. unveranderte Aufl.
P: Munchen : Beck, 1993.
L: HBLL PF 3667 .K54x 1993

T: Reclams etymologisches Worterbuch der deutschen sprache
P: Stuttgart, Philipp Reclam jun. (1966)
L: HBLL 432.03 R244

T: Trubners deutsches worterbuch, im auftrag der Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur deutsche wortforschung
P: Berlin, W. de Gruyter & co., 1939-
L: HBLL PF 3580 .T7


A: Franck, Johannes, 1854-1914.
T: Franck’s etymologisch woordenboek der nederlandsche taal : met registers der nieuwhoogduitsche woorden, enz.
E: 2. druk / door N. van Wijk.
P: ‘s-Gravenhage : M. Nijhoff, 1949.
L: HBLL 439.3123 F847f

A: Veen, P. A. F. van.
T: Etymologisch woordenboek : de herkomst van onze woorden
P: Utrecht : Van Dale Lexicografie, 1990.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PF 580 .V44x 1990

T: Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands.
P: The Hague : SDU, 1995-
L: HBLL (TCN) DFL8764 on order


A: Rosten, Leo Calvin, 1908-

See listing under English

Northern [Scandinavian] Branch


A: Falk, Hjalmar, 1859-1928.
T: Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog;
P: Kristiania, H. Aschehoug and co. (W. Nygaard) 1903-06.
L: HBLL 439.8 F186e

A: Nielsen, Niels Age, 1913-
T: Dansk etymologisk ordbog.
P: Kobenhavn, Gyldendal, 1966.
L: HBLL PD 3580 .N5

T: Dansk etymologisk ordbog ; ordenes historie
E: 3. rev. udg., med et tillaeg.
P: Kobenhavn ; Gyldendal, 1976.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PD3580 .N5 1976


A: Falk, Hjalmar

See listing under Danish

Eastern Branch


A: Lehmann, Winfred Philipp , 1916-
T: A Gothic etymological dictionary
P: Leiden : E. J. Brill, 1986.
L: HBLL Hum. Ref. PD1193 .L44 1986
discusses and cites past works on the etymologies
- lists cognates
- extensive index of other languages

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