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CALVERT WATKINS is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Linguistics and the Classics at Harvard University and a leading expert in Indo-European studies. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, he is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed How to Kill a Dragon: Aspects of Indo-European Poetics. He resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Indo-European languages -- Roots -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.