coinages

  • 1coinages — are words and meanings used for the first time. Words created for the physical sciences (such as gas and radar) are often publicly coined (for example, in a journal), so that the moment and sources of their creation are recorded; but this is… …

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  • 2coinages — coin·age || kɔɪnɪdÊ’ n. minting of coins; invention of a new word or phrase …

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  • 3Numismatics — • The science of coins and medals Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Numismatics     Numismatics     † …

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  • 4History of the English penny (c. 600-1066) — After Rome: prelude to the Anglo Saxon coinageAt the end of the fourth century, the Roman provinces of Britain were still part of a vibrant and quite efficient economic and monetary system that stretched over the whole Roman world. Precious metal …

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  • 5Classical compound — Classical compounds (also known as neoclassical compounds, and combining forms) are compound words composed from Latin or Ancient Greek root words. A large portion of the technical and scientific lexicon of English and other Western European… …

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  • 6Longest word in English — The identity of the longest word in English depends upon the definition of what constitutes a word in the English language, as well as how length should be compared. In addition to words derived naturally from the language s roots (without any… …

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  • 7Risan — (Cyrillic: Рисан , Latin: Risinium , Greek: Rhizon , Ρίζων , Venetian: Risano ) is a town in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro. It is the oldest settlement in the Bay of Kotor.Lying in the innermost portion of the bay, the settlement was protected… …

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  • 8Celts — Celt redirects here. For other uses, see Celt (disambiguation). This article is about the ancient peoples of Europe. For Celts of the present day, see Celts (modern). Diachronic distribution of Celtic peoples …

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  • 9Farthing (British coin) — A farthing (meaning fourth part ) was a British coin worth one quarter of a penny and 1/960 of a pound sterling, slightly over a mill division in other currencies. Such coins were first minted in England in the 13th century, and continued to be… …

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  • 10Combining form — In the linguistics of word formation, a combining form (also neoclassical element) is a bound base designed to combine with another combining form or a free word. For example, bio combines with graphy to form biography .Words with combining forms …

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  • 11Estonian language — Infobox Language name=Estonian nativename=eesti keel familycolor=Uralic states=Estonia region=Northern Europe speakers=1.1 million fam2=Finno Ugric fam3=Finno Volgaic fam4=Finno Lappic fam5=Baltic Finnic nation=EST|Estonia EUR|European Union… …

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  • 12Substratum — In contact linguistics, a substratum (lat. sub : under + stratum : layer → lower layer ) is a language that influences another one while that second, intrusive, language supplants it. Similarly, a superstratum is an intrusive language that exerts …

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  • 13English words of Greek origin — The Greek language has contributed to the English vocabulary in three ways: #directly as an immediate donor, #indirectly through other intermediate language(s), as an original donor (mainly through Latin and French), and #with modern coinages or… …

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  • 14Metanalysis — This article is about the term in linguistics; in the natural sciences metanalysis is an alternative spelling for meta analysis . In linguistics, metanalysis is the act of breaking down a word or phrase into segments or meanings not original to… …

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  • 15Numerical prefix — Numerical prefixes are usually derived from the words for numbers in various languages, most commonly Greek and Latin, although this is not always the case.* They occur in 19th, 20th and 21st century coinages, mainly the terms that are used in… …

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  • 16Royal Numismatic Society — The Royal Numismatic Society is a learned society and charity based in London, United Kingdom which promotes research into all branches of numismatics. Its lectures and publications deal with classical, Asian, medieval and modern coins, paper… …

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  • 17Turkish Language Association — The Turkish Language Association ( tr. Türk Dil Kurumu TDK) is the official regulatory body of the Turkish language, founded on July 12, 1932 and headquartered in Ankara, Turkey. The association acts as the official authority on the language… …

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  • 18Etruscan coins — Like the Egyptians, Phoenicians and Carthaginians, the Etruscans were also rather slow to adopt the Greek invention of coinage. The brief period of Etruscan coinage, with the predominance of marks of valueFact|date=January 2008, seems to be an… …

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  • 19France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 20-ola — 1. a formative of no precise significance found in a variety of commercial coinages (Crayola; granola; Victrola) and jocular variations of words (crapola). 2. a suffix extracted from payola, used in coinages that have the general sense bribery,… …

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