By Matina Psyhogeos
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The overarching of this Lexicon/Dictionary is to offer a extra actual testimony to the effect and contribution of the Greek language to English! There are nearly thirty-thousand English phrases whose foundation is Greek. it might probably were double this quantity if one contains spinoff phrases, or some of the phrases which are half Greek and half Latin or few half French. I targeted completely on phrases with Greek starting place, and that by myself demonstrates how considerably English has been prompted and improved via the Greek language. in reality, many think, that one of many purposes English has completed such all over the world attractiveness and has develop into one of many richest and such a lot adaptable languages is, that it has included inside of it the wealth of the Greek language, a language which has been characterised: particular, efficient; doable, incomparable to the other language, an inexhaustible linguistic resource indeed!
The maximum worth of this publication: a) articulating the amazing variety of Greek vocabulary, which enriched English dictionaries, b) the glorious academic relief it supplies through offering an intensive record of root/ combing types (prefixes and suffixes). This checklist, relatively a notice toolkit, will profit a person, be it any expert, be aware lover, word-puzzle fanatic, spelling-bee candidate, scholars taking any type of tests/exams (as SAT; MAT; LSAT, etc.) in order to most probably contain a considerable variety of those compounded phrases, c) the twenty Disciplines/Fields of research, that have seriously borrowed from the Greek language and, d) final yet no longer least and crucial discovery I made in the course of the examine and scripting this Lexicon is the belief that whoever is aware a part of all of the aforementioned advantages, is bilingual! An English speaker will become aware of that he/she is conversing one other language (Greek), and an identical applies to a Greek speaker (realizing that's conversing English as well!)
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