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Date: 26-Mar-2012 From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de> Subject: A Comparative Grammar of the Indo-Germanic Languages: Conway, Rouse (Trns), Brugmann E-mail this message to a friend
Title: A Comparative Grammar of the Indo-Germanic Languages
Subtitle: Volume III, Part II : Numerals, Inflexion of Nouns and Pronouns
Series Title: LINCOM Classica
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
Author: Karl Brugmann
Translator: Seymour Conway
Translator: W. H. Rouse
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862881260 Pages: 420 Price: Europe EURO 77.80
The present volume has demanded a year's continuous work and a good deal of anxious consideration from us both. But we shall be more than rewarded if it can do anything to extend the share which English-speaking students can claim in the marvellous increase of exact knowledge which the book itself records. It is the boast of modern discovery to have made the world more thinkable and human life more full of meaing in a thousand ways; and before the century reaches its close, Comparative Philology, that is, the History of Language, will have attained no mean rank in the great sisterhood of sciences whose task is to explore the history of man (adapted from the preface of the translators).
Content: The numerals, The cases of Nouns (Singular, Dual, Plural, Metaplastic Systems of Declension, Tables of Noun Declension), Pronouns ( Pronouns with Gender, their cases, Singular, Dual, Plural, Personal Pronouns and their Possessives), (re-edition, 1892, New York; written in English).
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
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