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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Lithuanian also bears certain remarkable similarities to Sanskrit, the progenitor of
the modern Indic languages. The Lithuanian words sunus (son) and avis (sheep)
are identical to the Sanskrit, while many others such as dumas (smoke, ...
Sanskrit. Ht. Sf?THK<*l*MIJ^t. gifft^fW'ni. I. riri^H. T5T-. In Hastinapura there was
a washerman named Vilasa. His donkey was near death, having become weak
from carrying excessive burdens. So the washerman covered him with a ...
The oldest form of Sanskrit is known as Vedic Sanskrit, after the Vedas, the
ancient hymns of the sacred Hindu scriptures. The later stage is known as
classical Sanskrit, whose writings deal chiefly with secular subjects. For over
three millennia ...
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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