word part dictionary?
sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Fri May 17 17:31:05 UTC 2002
>Does anyone have a handy (and preferably online) reference for looking
>up words by constituent parts? Of course prefixes can be found in any
>regular dictionary, but I occasionally want to be able to look up words
>by base part, suffix, or collocated particle.
There is a small /Dictionary of word roots and combining forms/, Donald J.
Borror, N.P.Publications, Palo Alto, 1960. 134 pp. Lib.Cong.# 60-15564.
This is principally intended to illuminate scientific language. "Compiled
from the Greek, Latin, and other languages, with special reference to
biological and scientific names".
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