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Dialects, French, 59.
Egyptian language, family to which
it is referable, 282.
Elder, origin of the word, 226
Elements, constituent, of language,
since the translation of the
richness of the vocabulary of
real sources of the English lan-
Prince L. Bonaparte's collection
of English dialects, 70.
the English language Teutonic,
full of words derived from the
proportion of Saxon to Norman
tests proving the Teutonic or-
genitives in English, 117.
origin of grammatical forms in
first practical Greek grammar, 100. number of words in the English
number of words in Milton,
Shakspeare, and the Old Tes-
parative Vocabulary of Eastern 21.
Ephraem Syrus, 276 note.
lated into Latin by Ennius, 105.
written to prove that it was Rome, 107.
Mr. Whitley Stokes's remarks
on the word Erin, 245 note.
Esths, or Esthonians, their language,
motion round the sun, 29. Estienne, Henry, his grammatical
labors anticipated by the
Brahmans, 500 b. c. 88.
Ethiopic, or Abyssinian, origin of French, origin of grammatical termi-
nations in French, 229.
origin of the French future in
gian work translated into Latin, Friesian, multitude of the dialects
nian to the Aryan languages, 338. in Latin, 230.
in Greek, 230.
in other languages, 231.
Fabius Pictor, his history of Galatia, foundation and language
which it belongs, 282.
ducing the principal dialects of words in Sanskrit, 116.
Gâthâs, or songs of Zoroaster, 209.
branches of Finnic, 316. Genitive case, the term used in In-
terminations of the genitive in
derivative suffixes by which
in Chinese, 118 note.
German language, history of the,
skrit into Persian, made by order Glass, painted, before and since the
that Dutch was the language
laws of change in the French Gospel, origin of the word, 122.
Gothic, a modern language, 122.
grammar was taken up at
- principles which governed the
formation of adjectives and
genitives, 113 note.
the principle of classification
the Greeks, 124.
Plato's notion of the origin of
the Greek language, 126.
similarity between Greek and
number of forms each verb in
through all its voices, tenses,
&c., 272 nole.
- modern, number of the dialects
- the Grammarians, 90.
reasons why the ancient Greeks
never thought of learning a
foreign language, 92.
trade to interpreters, 93.
of St. Basil, 40 note.
Grimm, on the origin of dialects in
general, quoted, 60.
- on the idiom of nomads, quoted,
cultivated by the barbarians, Growth of language, 47, 66.
man can change or improve
causes of the growth of lan-
Guichard, Estienne, his work on lan-
Guebres. See Parsis.
finity between Greek and San to Norman words in the English
Hindústání, real origin of, 70.
Urdu-zeban, the proper name
his despotic rule and its conse- Hiouen-thsang, the Chinese pilgrim,
his travels into India, 119.
History and language, connection
from Sanskrit works at his court, Hliod, or quida, of Norway, 193.
Saemund's collection of, 193.
Homer, critical study of, at Alex-
influence of the critical study
grammatical terminology, 98.
Hors, origin of the French word,
conquered this prejudice, 135. House, name for in Sanskrit, and
other Aryan languages, 236, and
swept away by Arabic, 281. in Plato or Aristotle, 128.
of exact knowledge, quoted, 29.
age of Comparative Philology,
pean family of languages, 198. Hungarians, ancestors of the, 320.
- language of the, 320, 321.
works of Zoroaster into Greek, dialects, 321.
Huron Indians, rapid changes in the
dialects of the, 62.
tude of American dialects to
Polynesian family of speech, intellectual and literary activity
of the people of, 192.
Iceland, later history of, 193. Jews, and from the fourth to the
tenth centuries, 277.
their adoption of Arabic, 277.
ernized Hebrew, 277.
on the race and language of the, the affinity between Sanskrit and
Chinese language, 118 note.
Justinian, the Emperor, sends an
luk's general history of, 151
“KALEWALA," the, the “Iliad"
mitting the intluence of, on Greek Kalmuks, the, 296, 300.
Kapchakian empire, the, 297.
Karians, Greek authors on the, 125
languages spoken in Paradise,
Khi-nie, the Chinese pilgrim, his
Kirgis tribe, the, 305.
Kumüks, tribe of the, in the Cau-
Kuthami, the Nabatean, his work on
“Nabatean Agriculture," 280.
period in which he lived, 280
for the very rudiments of civiliza-
physical sciences, 11, 31.
little it offers to the utilitarian
brew was the primitive language modern importance of the sci-
ence of, in political and social
century preceding and following the barrier between man and