Composition of Scientific Words: A Manual of Methods and a Lexicon of Materials for the Practice of Logotechnics

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INDEX
Abbreviations and symbols, 6
Abundance, suffixes denoting, 44, 65
Accent marks, 22; accentuation, 58
Acknowledgments, 5
Action and agency, suffixes denoting, 44
Adjectives, Greek, 29; Latin, 27-28; comparison of, 30
Adoption of words, 37
Adverbs, 33
Affixes, 42
Agassiz, Louis, on emendations in nomenclature, 57
Agency and action, suffixes denoting, 44
Alphabet, letters of the, 18, 472
Anagrams, 39, 49
Analogy and precedent in the coining of words, use of, 27, 48, 52-53
Anglicizing words, 37
Anglo-Saxons in Britain, 8
Arbitrary creation of words, 49
Augmentatives, 44, 384, 460, 833
Bacon, Francis, on science, 13
Ball, Carleton R., on plurals of nouns, 55
Bibliography, 877
Binomial nomenclature, 36
Blackwelder, R. E., on gender of scientific names, 53
Botany and zoology, use of generic terms in, 54
Breathing, rough and smooth, marks for, 21
Brugmann, Karl, on origin of gender, 50
Capitalization of scientific terms, 58
Chandler, Charles, on pronunciation of Latin, 59
Class, classification, and order, suffixes denoting, 44, 207-208
Commemoratives, suffixes denoting, 44, 547, 549
Commercial terms, creation of, 42
Comparison of adjectives, 30
Composition of words, 38
Compounding of words, 38-42
Condition, suffixes denoting, 45
Connective vowels in compounds, 41
Consonantal shifts, 14
Contents, 1
Creation of words, arbitrary, 49
Declension of nouns, 22
Decrementatives, 470, 490
Dedicatives, suffixes denoting, 44, 547, 549
Derivation by use of affixes, 42
Diacritical marks, 21
Diminutives, affixes denoting, 44, 490
Diphthongs, 20
Diseases, suffixes denoting, 44, 273
Drewitt, F. D., on pronunciation of botanical terms, 59
Elements, chemical, 792
Elision of letters, 37, 41-42
Emendations, opinions on, 53, 57
Emiliani, Cesare, on nomenclature and grammar, 53
English language, history and nature of, 7
English, languages that contributed to, 11
Etymology of new terms, need to give, 54
Euphony in words, 35
Feminine gender, suffixes denoting, 52, 862
Figures of speech or rhetoric, 347
Foreword, 3
Formation of scientific terms, 33
Frivolous use of nomenclature, 36
Fullness and abundance, suffixes denoting, 44, 65
Gender, 50
Generic terms in botany and zoology, duplication of, 54
Genitives of proper names, 547
Geographic Names, Board on, 55
Geographic names, scientific terms from, 866
Gerundive, 31
Gleason, H. A., on pronunciation of botanical terms, 60
Goodwin, W. W., on pronunciation of Greek, 58

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  • Introduction 7
  • CROSS-REFERENCE LEXICON 62
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