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Cancer 09: A tiny nude miss reaching in the water for a fish

Cancer 09: A tiny nude miss reaching in the water for a fish

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Cancer 09: A tiny nude miss reaching in the water for a fish
The word tiny is a synonym of small and is an alteration of the Middle English tine, itself of unknown origin.1 T h e w o r d n u d e i s a d e r i v a t i v e o f t he I n d o E u r o p e a n ( IE ) r o o t n o g w - w h i c h m e a n s “ n a k e d . ” I t s p a r on y m s i n c l ud e n a k e d , g y mn a s iu m , g y mn a st , n a a n ( a f l a t l e a ve n e d b r e a d o f n o r t h w e s t I n d i a ) , and the prefix nudi-.2 T h
Cancer 09: A tiny nude miss reaching in the water for a fish
The word tiny is a synonym of small and is an alteration of the Middle English tine, itself of unknown origin.1 T h e w o r d n u d e i s a d e r i v a t i v e o f t he I n d o E u r o p e a n ( IE ) r o o t n o g w - w h i c h m e a n s “ n a k e d . ” I t s p a r on y m s i n c l ud e n a k e d , g y mn a s iu m , g y mn a st , n a a n ( a f l a t l e a ve n e d b r e a d o f n o r t h w e s t I n d i a ) , and the prefix nudi-.2 T h

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Cancer 09: A tiny nude miss reaching in the water for a fish
The word
tiny
is a synonym of small and is analteration of the Middle English
tine
, itself of unknown origin.
1
 The word
nude 
is a derivative of the Indo-European (IE) root 
nogw-
 
which means “naked
.
Its paronyms include
naked, gymnasium, gymnast,naan
(a flat leavened bread of northwest India),and the prefix
nudi-
.
2
 The word
miss
in this case is short for mistress,the feminine form of master.
3
That word descendsfrom the root 
meg-
 
which means “great.”
4
Otherderivatives of this root include
mickle, much, magnate, magnitude,magnum, magnify, major, majority, mayor, majesty, maestro, magistrate,mister, maxim, maximum, omega,
the Sanskrit prefix
maha-
, and theEnglish prefixes
mega-
and
megalo-.
The word
reaching 
is the present participle of the verb “to reach.”
That word descends from the root 
reig-2
, “to reach, stretch out.”
5
Itsparonyms are
rigid 
and
rigor 
.The word
water
descends from
wed-1
 
which means “water, wet.”
6
 Other words descending from this root include
we
,
wash
,
winter 
,
hydrant 
,
hydrous
,
whiskey 
,
vodka
,
otter, nutria
, and
hydropsy 
(edema; anabnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin or in one or morecavities of the body).
1 http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=tine2 Watkins, c. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, pp. 593 http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/mistress4 Watkins, c. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, pp. 525 Watkins, c. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, pp. 716 Watkins, c. (2000), The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, p. 95

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