WorldCat Identities

Weekley, Ernest 1865-1954

Overview
Works: 150 works in 784 publications in 4 languages and 7,860 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Fiction  Terms and phrases  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PE1574, 422
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ernest Weekley
The romance of words by Ernest Weekley( Book )

94 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An etymological dictionary of modern English by Ernest Weekley( Book )

35 editions published between 1659 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language by Ernest Weekley( Book )

58 editions published between 1928 and 1986 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surnames by Ernest Weekley( Book )

52 editions published between 1916 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly English language surnames, with "... a certain proportion of French and German names and a sprinkling from other countries."
Words ancient and modern by Ernest Weekley( Book )

37 editions published between 1926 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of names by Ernest Weekley( Book )

38 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My aim has been to steer a clear course between a too learned and a too superficial treatment, and rather to show how surnames are formed than to adduce innumerable examples which the reader should be able to solve for himself... The subject matter is divided into a number of rather short chapters, dealing with the various classes and subdivisions into which surnames fall; but the natural association which exists between names has often prevailed over rigid classification"--Pref
A concise etymological dictionary of modern English by Ernest Weekley( Book )

24 editions published between 1924 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Jill; a study in our Christian names by Ernest Weekley( Book )

26 editions published between 1939 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adjectives--and other words by Ernest Weekley( Book )

20 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and names by Ernest Weekley( Book )

23 editions published between 1922 and 1991 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More words ancient and modern by Ernest Weekley( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something about words by Ernest Weekley( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1936 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruelty to words; or, First aid for the best-seller by Ernest Weekley( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxo grammaticus; or, First aid for the best-seller by Ernest Weekley( Book )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1972 in English and Latin and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king of the mountains by Edmond About( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1944 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researcher Hermann Schultz sets off on a voyage to Greece with the aim of collecting botanical and natural specimens. Once he arrives, however, he finds that his field work will be rather more complicated than he bargained for. The mountain range where he intended to carry out his study is controlled by a shadowy league of thieves and bandits. Will Schultz be able to escape their clutches?
The matriculation French course by Ernest Weekley( Book )

24 editions published between 1901 and 1937 in English and French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul-Louis Courier : a selection from the works by Paul-Louis Courier( Book )

4 editions published between 1920 and 1925 in French and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French prose composition by Ernest Weekley( Book )

17 editions published between 1898 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of historical French grammar : with a chapter on metre by Ernest Weekley( Book )

10 editions published between 1899 and 1917 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises on the French subjunctive by Ernest Weekley( Book )

5 editions published in 1903 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An etymological dictionary of modern English
Alternative Names
Ernest Weekley British philologist

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Languages
English (487)

French (16)

Japanese (2)

Latin (1)

Covers
The romance of names