Spelling metre or meter 3 of 15 © Pat Naughtin editors of Webster' s dictionary had a. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal into the Frisian languages , whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages on the British Isles, linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast Low German/ Low Saxon on the continent. It is not all that dated! A most impressive dictionary.
The CD version is disappointing in that it is only a fair copy of a particular book. American dictionary of the english language 1828 pdf. English is an Indo- European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. The dictionary by Merriam- Webster is America' s most trusted online dictionary for English word definitions meanings pronunciation. It should not have been allowed to go out of print.
In 1828, at the age of 70, Noah Webster published his American Dictionary of the English Language in two quarto volumes containing 70, 000 entries, as against the 58, 000 of any previous dictionary. At first the set sold poorly. A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically ( or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, sometimes known as a lexicon.