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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The Celtic languages (the initial c may be pronounced as either s or k) are the
indigenous languages of Ireland, ... The Slavic languages, spoken in the Soviet
Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and a small part of East ...
The eastern Slavs made their way into Russia, where they too, in the 10th century
, adopted Greek Orthodoxy. The first Slavic language used for literary purposes
was Old Church Slavonic, written in the Cyrillic alphabet devised by the Greek ...
When the first alphabet for the Slavic languages was devised in the 9th century, it
was a dialect of Bulgarian that served as the base. Old Bulgarian, or Old Church
Slavonic as it came to be called, long served as the literary vehicle of all the ...
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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