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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Icelandic. pott bii langforull legflir serhvert land undir fot, bera hugur og hjarta
samt bins heimalands mot, fraenka eldfjalls og ishafs, sifji arfoss og hvers, dottir
langholts og lyngmos, sonur landvers og skers. Yfir heim eda himin hvort sem
Another factor behind the purity of Icelandic is the absence of international words
for modern ideas and inventions. Icelanders avoid such words wherever possible
, preferring to coin their own purely Icelandic words instead. Thus "telephone" ...
Modern Faroese, like Icelandic, strongly resembles Old Norse. It is spoken by
most of the islands' 40,000 inhabitants, although the official language is Danish.
The alphabet contains the 3 (but not the^) of Icelandic, and the 0 of Danish.
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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