Though a slim volume, this book by Dr Sheikh Inayatullah (1901-1977), a professor at Punjab University's Arabic department, gives a very rich and long bibliography, mentioning Arabic, Latin, German, Turkish and Arabic works on etymologies
and word histories.
--2006, New and Old Samoyed Etymologies
. Part II.--FUF 59, 5-34.
are a vast treasure-trove of Classical learning and information on almost every conceivable subject, loosely organized into twenty thematic chapters.
But there are also many spurious acronymic etymologies
presented for new words.
This should explain why there are many dates post-1961 appearing in the definitions and etymologies
The Russianist will find here the etymologies
of a selection of common words (idti but not ekhat'), including well-known intriguing cases such as sorok, 'forty', derived from 'bag containing 40 sable or squirrel skins', and vokzal 'mainline station', ultimately from the pleasure-gardens at Vauxhall on the Thames (1661-1859).
Of course, Tooke produces many examples for his etymologies
that are political only in the most ordinary sense.
Here I do not wish to criticise specific etymologies
per se, since all lexicographers are limited by their sources, and must occasionally be tentative and conjectural.
Breeze, 'Celtic Etymologies
for Middle English hurl "rush, thrust" and fisk "hasten"', Leeds Studies in English, xxiv (1993), 123-32; 'Old English cursung "curse'", N&Q, ccxxxviii (1993), 287-9: 'Middle English tirve "strip, flay; overthrow'", ibid., 295-6; 'A Brittonic Etymology for luche "throw" in Patience 230', SELIM, iii (1993), 150-3; 'Celtic Etymologies
for Middle English brag "boast", gird "strike", and lethe "soften'", Journal of Celtic Linguistics, iii (1994), 135-48: 'A Celtic Etymology for glaverez "deceives" at Pearl 688', N&Q, ccxl (1995), 160-2.
Night is inherently dangerous, as its etymologies
in both Greek ([Greek Words Omitted]) and Latin (nox < noceo) indicate.
Fulgentius is the author of the Mythologiarum libri iii,containing allegorical interpretations of myths supported by absurd etymologies
, and of an Expositio Virgilianae continentiae , in which he makes Virgil himself appear in order to reveal the mystic meaning of the Aeneid.