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SCIENCE OF LANGUAGES.
LONDON: Priated by A. SportISWOODE,
AND THE ORIGIN OF WORDS, LETTERS, FIGURES, ETC.
LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS,
THE SECOND VOLUME:
The feminine and plural of mon, ton, son, explained. Mes, tes,
and ses, not plural numbers. Notre and votre do not
come from the Latin words noster and vester. No lan-
guage derived from another. Notre and votre explained.
The Latin pronouns nos and vos accounted for. These
words are not plural forms in French, as is supposed. The
article la. What does ea mean. Man, woman, womb,
&c., accounted for. The several words, woman, womb,
fæmina, femme, wife, weib, and womb, shown to be one
and the same word
Nous accounted for. The observations belonging to nos will
apply to vos, the supposed plural of votre. The letter u.
Inquiry respecting it. The character n. Its origin when
bearing this form N discovered. The English word one
accounted for. Its pronunciation, &c. Orthoepists. Their
limited knowledge of letters. A, an, one, shown how they
signify one. N and V the same letter. The verbal English
termination en and the French termination eu. How it
happens that the French syllables, in, im, ain, aim, ein,
and eim, are all pronounced exactly alike
The French and English words, on and over. The os in nos and
vos again referred to. The is in nos (no is) accounted for.
The English pronoun 1. The French pronoun Je. The
origin of the letter J discovered. Z is for is. Proof given.
Zeal and Jealousy the same word. All words made out of
the same few radical syllables