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'A Handbook of the Etymology of the Latin tongue...', Written about 1870 by E. W. B. Nicholson

MS. Lat. misc. d. 35

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'A Handbook of the Etymology of the Latin tongue, containing all words, with their derivation where discovered, which are neither known certainly to have been borrowed from abroad, nor may be seen at first sight to proceed from more primary forms, compiled by E. [W.] B. Nicholson.'

About 3000 Latin words are here arranged alphabetically, and notes on the meaning or derivation of many of them are given in a parallel column.


  • Written about 1870 by E. W. B. Nicholson


185 Leaves

Language of Materials



MS. Lat. misc. d. 35

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 36171

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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