man+(noun) combining form

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Sun Oct 2 16:50:29 UTC 2005

Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> writ:
There's also the back-formation option:  "steward" (for male flight

Mmm, you can view that as a backform i.t.o. contemporary usage, but
historically it's a revival of the original simplex. How could one tell
the contribution of each path?

m a m

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