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How dead languages work

How dead languages work (Loan 2 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
George, Coulter H., 1976-.
Title Statement
How dead languages work / Coulter H. George.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Oxford, England :   Oxford University Press,   2020.  
Physical Medium
viii, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9780198852827
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Linguistics --History. Grammar, Comparative and general --History.
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245 1 0 ▼a How dead languages work / ▼c Coulter H. George.
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300 ▼a viii, 224 p. ; ▼c 24 cm.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references and index.
650 0 ▼a Linguistics ▼x History.
650 0 ▼a Grammar, Comparative and general ▼x History.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

1: Introduction
2: Greek
The sounds of Greek
Word-forms
The Iliad
Formulas
Thucydides and abstract language
Pauline prepositions
3: Latin
How Latin works
Lucretius
Horace and Housman
Tacitus
4: Old English and the Germanic Languages
Grimm''s Law and umlaut
Verbs, strong and weak
Old English
Beowulf
5: Sanskrit
The sounds of Sanskrit
Sandhi
Nouns in Sanskrit
The Rig Veda
How to kill a dragon
The hidden names of the dawn-cows
6: Old Irish and the Celtic Languages
The eccentricities of the Irish language
Old Irish in action
Welsh
7: Hebrew
The sounds of Semitic
How Semitic words change shape
Let there be light
Noun chains
8: Epilogue and Further Reading
Endmatter
Index

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