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No. IV. Genealogical Table of the Turanian Family of
Languages, Southern Division.
Humboldt, Kavi Sprache.)...
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(Mithan) E. of Sibsagor..
ABDU-L-Kadir Maluk, Mulla, Akbar, his four:dation of the so-
called Ilahi religion, 151.
works translated into Persian
for him, 151.
not able to obtain a translation
of the Veda, 152.
Albania, origin of the name, 242.
Albanian language, origin of the,
Albertus Magnus, on the humanizing
influence of Christianity, quoted,
the science, 19.
his expedition in giving the
Greeks a knowledge of other
nations and languages, 93.
his difficulty in conversing with
the Brahmans, 93.
Alexandria, influence of, on the
study of foreign languages,
critical study of ancient Greek
Rome, on Latin grammar, 109.
Algebra, translation of the famous
Indian work on, into Arabic, 149.
America, Central, rapid changes
which take place in the lan-
guage of the savage tribes
spoken by the natives of, 62.
eleven families, 63.
Anatomy, comparative, science of,
Anglo-Saxon, the most ancient epic
Angora, in Galatia, battle of, 308.
of the Persian translation of of the word Arya, 236.
the Aryan and Semitic the only
that title, 282
genealogical table, 394, 395.
at Calcutta, 158.
Astrology, causes of the extinction
Astronomy, origin of the word, 16.
though wrong, important to
Auramazda, of the cuneiform in-
scriptions, 207. See Ormuzd.
of the name, 211.
Babylonia, literature of, 278.
from the cuneiform inscrip-
Barabas tribe, in the steppes be-
Barbarians, the, of the Greeks, 91.
seemed to have possessed great-
er facility for acquiring lan-
guages than either Greeks or
the term Barbarian as used by
the Greeks and Romans, 127.
created the names of all things,
Baziane tribe, in the Caucasus, 303.
Behar, Pâli once the popular dialect
the Aryan languages, 219. Beowolf, the ancient English epic of,
origin of the, 282.
Berners, Juliana, on the expressions Bulgarian tribes and dialects, 319.
proper for certain things, 72. Buriates, dialects of the, new phase
of the Greek language, 94. Burmese language and literature, 63.
Zend, 168, 206.
CÆSAR, Julius, publication of his
work “De analogia," 110.
Carneades forbidden by Cato to lec-
Case, history of the word, 111.
Book Glossary” referred to, 45. languages, 218.
translation of the agricultural
results of his ** Comparative Castor and Pollux, worship of, in
the Linnæan system, although 64.
Catherine the Great of Russia, her
Cato, his history of Rome in Latin,
his acquisition of the Greek
reasons for his opposition to
Caucasus, tribes of the, 303.
ence of, 79.
pean family of languages, 198.
Celts, their former political autono-
fragments in Ezra, 276.
literature of Babylon and Nin-
the modern Mendaites or Naso-
Changes, historical, affecting every
variety of language, 44.
of savage tribes, 44.
Changes, historical, words or senses Class dialects, 66.
obsolete in English since 1611, Classical, or literary languages, origin
stagnation and inevitable decay
language of, on the gradual disap object of classification, 27.
Conjugation, most of the termina-
Constantinople, taking of, 308.
discovery of his system, 29.
of grammar in, 86, 117. Crates of Pergamus, his visit to
Cuneiform inscriptions, the, deci-
phered by Burnouf, 168.
dictionary, obsolete, rare, and Xerxes, 206.
progress in deciphering. 278.
root in, 268.
tination in Chinese, 329. Dame, origin of the word, 226.
Darius, claimed for himself an Aryan
Dative, case in Greek, 221.
Daughter, origin of the word, 57.
which comprise the growth of
instances of phonetic decay,
Declension, most of the terminations
- quoted as an authority on gram- Dello, dell, origins of the Italian, 75.
matical questions, io9. Democritus, his travels, 94.
Dialects, Italian, 58, 69.