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LINGUIST List 21.2303

Thu May 20 2010

Books: Historical Linguistics/Language Documentation: Schleicher

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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, A Compendium of the Comparative Grammar of the Indo-European, Sanskrit, Greek and Latin Languages. Part I & II: Schleicher

Message 1: A Compendium of the Comparative Grammar of the Indo-European, Sanskrit, Greek and Latin Languages. Part I & II: Schleicher
Date: 10-May-2010
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Compendium of the Comparative Grammar of the Indo-European, Sanskrit, Greek and Latin Languages. Part I & II: Schleicher
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Title: A Compendium of the Comparative Grammar of the Indo-European,
Sanskrit, Greek and Latin Languages. Part I & II
Series Title: LINCOM Classica 01
Published: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH

Author: August Schleicher
Paperback: ISBN: 9783895861857 Pages: 289 Price: Europe EURO 64.80

This work is meant to be an elementary handbook for lectures and
self-instruction. The want of such a work has been hitherto widely felt.
The state of Indo-European Philology is now such that it has become
possible to write a compendium of the comparative grammar of the
Indo-European languages. After we have discarded that part which is still
doubtful, there remains a large store of knowledge, embracing the different
sides which language offers to scientific treatment: this knowledge will,
in my opinion, stand unshaken for all time. The chief object of a
compendium of the Indo-European languages is to collect and arrange in a
short and appropriate form, and yet in an intelligible manner, these
results of Indo-European Philology. Where, however, it is impossible to
avoid mentioning what is obscure and doubtful, it will be expressly
characterized as such.

It is no slight task to compose a first handbook of this kind treating of
the formation of the Indo-European languages: whether the writer of the
present work has succeeded in temporarily satisfying the want, others must
decide; but he begs them to take it into consideration that his book is a
first essay in the direction pointed out.

This book is a translation of those parts of Schleicher's Compendium der
ver-gleichenden Grammatik der Indo-germanischen Sprachen which treat
directly of the Indo-European original language, Sanskrit, Greek, and
Latin. (From the preface and the translator's note).

This re-edition has been published as no. 01 in the LINCOM Classica (LinCL)
series (originally published 1874, 1877. London: Trübner & Co.).

Table of Contents:

Morphology (The form of the Indo-European word)

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Indo-European Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Greek (ell)
                            Latin (lat)
                            Sanskrit (san)
Language Family(ies): Indo-European

Written In: English (eng )

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