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Appendix I

Indo-European Roots
 
ENTRY:an-
DEFINITION:To breathe. Oldest form *2en1-, colored to *2an1-. Suffixed form *an-mo-. a. anima, animadvert, animal, animate, animato, animism, animosity, animus; equanimity, longanimity, magnanimous, pusillanimous, unanimous, from Latin animus, reason, mind, spirit, and anima, soul, spirit, life, breath; b. anemo-, anemone, from Greek anemos, wind. (Pokorny 3. an()- 38.)
 
 
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