The languages of the world
Funk & Wagnalls, 1975 M04 1 - 374 páginas
Presents brief descriptions of the world's language families and their major subdivisions and descriptions of the more important individual national, tribal, and minor languages, with sample texts and translations
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languages (e.g., Latin duo, English two), k or c became h (collis/biW), t became th
(tomtits/thunder), p became f(piscis/fish), ... Each language has borrowed heavily
from various non-Romance languages — French from Germanic and Celtic, ...
The Celtic languages (the initial c may be pronounced as either s or k) are the
indigenous languages of Ireland, Scotland ... The Celts were once a powerful
people who dominated the area of southern Germany and the northern Alps in
the first ...
Welsh, the language of Wales, is spoken by about 600,000 people, or less than
25 percent of the Welsh population. Like Gaelic, spoken in Ireland and parts of
Scotland, it is one of the Celtic languages, which constitute one of the many ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - MsMixte - LibraryThing
Not a lot of in-depth analysis of the languages presented, but a wonderful opportunity to see how the various languages LOOK. Need to know what Nakhi looks like? Urdu? Is it Swedish or Danish? It's in here... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - Ludi_Ling - LibraryThing
A nice book as a quick guide of all the modern languages of the world - I especially liked that it included the standard scripts used for writing each language, as well as a passage written in that ... Leer comentario completo