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history of language, 173.
distinction between the radical
constituent elements of, 250.
against the science of, as a consideration of the problem
of a common origin of lan-
former theories, 345.
man and brutes, faculties of, 350.
the difference between man and
highly civilized nations, 45. the inward power of which lan-
guage is the outward sign and
or improve language exam- universal ideas, 356.
general ideas and roots, 356.
the primum cognitum and pri-
mum appellatum, 370.
knowing and naming, 378.
sound and thought, 384.
Languages, number of known, 35.
comparatively a modern in-
never learned foreign lan-
The Mountain of Languages,”
tests for reducing the principal
dialects in Europe and Asia to
certain families of languages,
genealogical classification not
comparative grammar, 214.
Languages, formal and radical ele- Locative, formation of the, in all the
Aryau languages, 219.
in Latin, 220.
brutes, quoted, 24.
his opinion on the origin of
Lord, origin of the word, 122.
changes in, according to Poly- in which it was published by va-
rious authors in the 16th century,
came the language of civiliza- Lucina, a name of the moon, 21.
Luna, origin of the name, 21.
Lusatia, language of, 200.
MACEDONIANS, ancient authors on
judice that Hebrew was the Madam, origin of word, 226.
agriculture in Punic, 94 note.
sic language, 296.
imitative sounds in, 366 note.
and language, quoted, 373. his work on Egypt, 95.
Manka, the Indian, his translations
on the theory of Raynouard, 171. Masora, idiom in which it was writ.
perfect, important to science, 26. Maulána Izzu-d-din Khalid Khani,
the oldest document in, 199. Menander, his study and cultivation
of the Greek language, 95.
Mendaites, or Nasoreans, the " Book
of Adam " of the, 279.
Ment, origin of the termination in Nebuchadnezzar, his name stamped
on all the bricks made during his
Neo-Latin dialects, 196.
Porphyrogeneta, 91 note.
lows the introduction of Bud- ent condition of their language,
the doctrines of Buddha, 148. No and nay, as used by Chaucer, 225.
elucidating the problem of the his study of Sanskrit, 155.
dialectical life of language, 62. Nogái tribes, history of the, 303.
indispensable requirements of
wealth of, 71.
their languages, 316.
versy between, in the Middle Ages,
phase of grammatical life, 64. Norman words in the English lan-
the hliod or quida, 193.
the two Eddas, 191-194.
Number of known languages, 35.
of the Indian treatise on algebra Ophir of the Bible, 203.
Origen, his opinion that Hebrew was
of the problem of the common,
been descendants of the Ormuzd, the god of the Zoroastrians,
discovery of the name Aura-
Os, the, of Ossethi, calling them-
selves Iron, 243.
326 et seq.
Oscan language and literature, the, Persian, subsequent history of Per-
Philolaus, the Pythagorean, his
guess on the motion of the earth
round the sun, 29.
Philology, comparative, science of,
- a historical science, 32.
Phænician, closely allied to Hebrew,
Greek language, 126.
first Sanskrit grammar published Plautus, Greek words in the plays
various authors to have been of Greek originals, 104.
Pleiades, the, origin of the word, 17.
, period when it was spoken in Poland invaded by the Mongols,
Polybius, on the changes Latin had
Pons, Father, his report of the liter-
his advocacy of the polygenetic
Priscianus, influence of his gram-
Dionysius of Halicarnassus on Protagoras, his attempt to change
and improve the language of
the earliest Provençal poem,
ature of, 200.
Ptolemy, his system of astronomy,
ish language, 83.
tuagint, 96 note:
Ptõsis, meaning of the word in the Rome, influence of Greece on Rome,
mosphere of, caused by Greek
the religious life of Rome more
marians and philosophers
from Rome, 108.
and philosophy, 108.
matical studies in Roman
classes of roots, primary, sec-
demonstrative and predicative
be produced by the free com-
bination of these constituent
all languages reducible in the
the radical stage of language,
general ideas and roots, 356.
origin of roots, 357.
the pooh-pooh theory, 366.
versy between, in the Middle Ages, Russia devastated by the Mongols,
processes which comprise the
Sagard Gabriel, on the languages of
the Hurons, quoted, 62.
Sálotar, translation of his work on
into Persian, 150.