Klein, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English

Klein, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English

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Klein, Ernest. A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English (English and Hebrew Edition). MacMillan Publishing Company, 1987. First Edition. ISBN: 9780029174319. [5704]

First edition, first printing, printed in Israel. Former library book with minimal markings, from the non-circulating reference section. 8 x 11 1/2 inches, xix., 721 clean pp. Two library labels to base of dj spine panel; ink name stamp and white title label on ffep; author's birth and death date in ink on tp, with round blind stamp also on tp. With the dark blue dust jacket of the first printing.  Very good in very good dust-jacket. Hardcover.

"A clear and concise work on the origins of Hebrew words and their sense development. Each of the c. 32 000 entries is first given in its Hebrew form then translated into English and analyzed etymologically using Latin transcription for all non-Latin scripts. An indispensable source of biblical Jewish modern Hebrew and Near Eastern studies." - publisher.