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The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary

By: Tregear, Edward, 1846-1931

...es, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the pub... ... opened up new viatas of knowledge concerning the comprehension of ancient languages, and the old etymologies of Greek as given by purely Greek schola... ... and simultaneous presentation of the allied words offer to the student of languages a means of ascertaining the oldest and most perfect form of a wor... ... been separately attempted between Polynesian dialectic words and those of languages spoken on the great continents, but the masters in the school of ... ... these almost-unknown semi-barbarous tongues and the classical or oriental languages. So decayed are many of the word-forms, so uncertain the phonogra... ...ct to the more vital words) any comparison with the elaborated continental languages appeared mere guess-work and unscientific assertion. Two importan... ...Polynesian, but the coincidences are many, and until the laws by which all languages are governed are more fully explored, it would be mischievous to ... ...Suahine Range, 1884, and Ancient Tide Lore, 1889 ; Codkington's Melanesian Languages, 1885 ; Inglis's Aneityumese Dictionary, 1882 ; Inglis's In the N... ...kes's The United States Exploring Expedition, 1845 ; Faeeae's Language and Languages, 1878 ; Dieffeneach's Travels in New Zealand, 1843; Bastian's Ins...

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An Account of the Polynesian Race; Its Origins and Migrations and the Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I

By: Fornander, Abraham, 1812-1887; Stokes, John F. G
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Elents de la Grammaire Bretonne

By: Hingant, J

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The Journal of the Polynesian Society

By: Polynesian Society (N. Z.); Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Transactions; Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Proceedings
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The Gospel of St. Matthew Translated into the Slave Language for the Indians of North-West America, In the Syllabic Character

By: Bompas, William Carpenter, 1834-1906; Reeve, W. D. (William Day), 1844-1925; British and Foreign Bible Society; Church Missionary Society; Massachusetts Bible Society
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The Journal of the Polynesian Society

By: Polynesian Society (N. Z.); Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Transactions; Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Proceedings
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Le Dialecte de Syouah

By: Basset, René Marie Joseph, 1855-1924
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The Journal of the Polynesian Society

By: Polynesian Society (N. Z.); Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Transactions; Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Proceedings
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The Journal of the Polynesian Society

By: Polynesian Society (N. Z.); Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Transactions; Polynesian Society (N. Z.). Proceedings
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Easter Island; The Rapanui Speech and the Peopling of Southeast Polynesia

By: Churchill, William, 1859-1920; Roussel, Hippolyte, 1824-1898

...es, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the pub... ...bulary record of Easter Island, butthey are incomprehensible in any of the languagesof the Polynesian stem. Thomson and P^re Roussel* are in accord in... ...Waldemar Baker for Tonga. These latter had first steeped themselves in the languages of their respective fields of use- fulness. When the timecame for... .... These two represent an advanced state of the knowledge of the respective languages, for each is based upon and is designed to supplant earlier and n... ...ers little difficulty to an editorwho has any acquaintance with Polynesian languages. Another portion may be rectified by comparison with neighboring ... ..." I found the material where- with to discuss a point fundamental in these languages, the beginning of the segregation of function in the three recogn... ...string. The use of g for this ng characterizes the written form of all the languages of Polynesia, save only the Maori of New Zealand, which was evang... ...e type would let them do. THE POLYNESIAN ALPHABET. 13 In certain of these languages asomewhat modern impulse has caused the dropping of k. This is st... ...byfonts. I might evaluate these vowels by proper symbols in several of the languages under col- lateral review, butthatwouldremainunsatisfactorybecaus...

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Cuestion Filologica : Suerte de la Lengua Castellana en America

By: Solar, Alberto Del, 1860-1921
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Arte Del Romance Castellano Dispuesta Segun Sus Principios Generales I El Uso de Los Mejores Autores

By: Benito de San Pedro, Padre, Fl. 1769
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Celtic Researches on the Origin, Traditions and Language of the Ancient Britons : With Some Introductory Sketches, On Primitive Society

By: Davies, Edward, 1756-1831

...es, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the pub... ...preface, i A regularity of structure, discernible in the ancient, and pure languages, demonstrates, that such an art, as that of writing, and speak- i... ..., demonstrates, that such an art, as that of writing, and speak- ing those languages, could not be indebted for its birth, to chance; that it must hav... ..., or local accidents of the Celtic race! 9 \ I made an experiment upon the languages of Judea, upon those of Greece, and of Rome. preface. The result... ... has been remarked and demonstrated, between the principles of all ancient languages. It is more reasonable to suppose, that these things are the rema... ...his period, has been subject to the same vicis- situdes as all other human languages. It was mixed with foreign terms and idioms. It sickened and expi... ... other a witness or testimony. The name is sy- nonymously recorded in both languages, and therefore, undoubtedly, in the languages which Laban and Jac... ... to be made the universal stan- dard, by which the principles of all other languages must be fried. 101 Presuming from what I have already said, that... ... been distindt, from the age when the families had first divided ; yet the languages which were spoken in them had a great degree of affinity with eac...

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Argentina; Legend and History

By: Laguardia, Garibaldi G. B., Editor; Laguardia, Cincinato G. B., Joint Editor
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A study in language and gender

By: Bennett, Amber Dawn
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The Languages of China before the Chinese : Researches on the Languages Spoken by the Pre-Chinese Races of China Proper Previously to the Chinese Occupation

By: Terrien de Lacouperie, D. 1894

...ction World Public Library.org CHINA BEFORE THE CHINESE Title: THE LANGUAGES OF CHINA BEFORE THE CHINESE Author: TERRIEN DE LACOUPERIE Languag... ...es, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the pub... ...... ....) Beginnings of Writing (with six plates).—London, 1887, 1 vol., 8vo. The Languages of China before the Chinese ( Repr. from the Address of the Presi... ...e Philological Society).—London, 1887i 1 vol., 8vo. Formosa Notes on MSS., Languages and Eaces.—London, 1887 (Repr. J.R.A.S.) Ideology of Languages, a... ...vant les Chinois (Le Mu*l„n Janvier, Avril, Jnillet, 1887). K fusion, THE LANGUAGES OF CHINA BEFORE THE CHINESE. EE8EAECHES ON THE LANGUAGES SPOKEN B... ...d in the Address of the President to the Philological Society, 1886.) THE LANGUAGES OF CHINA BEFORE THE CHINESE. TEERIEN DE LACOUPERIE, Ph. & Litt.D.... ... Philological Society, 1886.) LONDON: DAVID NTTTT, 270, STKAND. 1887. THE LANGUAGES OF CHINA BEFOEE THE CHINESE. Part I. The Data and their Treatment... ...E CHINESE. Part I. The Data and their Treatment, §§ 1 —12. I. Data. 1. The languages mentioned in these pages are not all of them those, or the repres...

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The Epistles : Translated into the Tenni (Or Slavé) Language of the Indians of Mackenzie River, North-West Canada

By: Bompas, William Carpenter, 1834-1906; British and Foreign Bible Society; Church Missionary Society; Massachusetts Bible Society

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All Hands; January 2007: Volume 87, Issue 1014

By: Navy Department; Bureau of Navigation
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Comparative Grammar of the Languages of Further India : A Fragment and Other Essays; The Literary Remains of the Late Capt. C. J. F. S. Forbes

By: Forbes, C. J. F. S

...FORBES Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org THE LANGUAGES OF FURTHER INDIA Title: COMPARATIVE GRAMMAR OF THE LANGUAGES... ...es, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the pub... ...... ...treatise is to direct the attention of competent scholars to the races and languages of Indo-China, by throwing into shape the data that exist indepen... ... and inhabitants of these regions, with grammars and dictionaries of their languages ; but no one has taken the trouble to study the whole, and make a... ... many shortcomings. CONTENTS. PART I. CHAPTER I. TAGS Survey of Races and Languages of TJltea-India 1 CHAPTER II. Enumeration op Languages dealt with... ... 11 Vm CONTENTS. PART II. CHAPTER I. PAGE Teansliteeation op Indo-Chinese Languages . 92 CHAPTER II. Alphabets — Vowel Sounds and Tones . 95 PART III... ...ee-Headed Celts of Buema . 157 Life op Gautama . 161 COMPARATIVE GRAMMAll LANGUAGES OF FURTHER INDIA. PART I. CHAPTER I. Object.—Surrey of races and ... ...ain defined limits apparently separated elements. The comparative study of languages has been zealously pursued with respect to most of the important ...

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