Two Lectures on the Science of Language

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byJames Hope Moulton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... Kluge, F., and Lutz, F.--English Etymology; a select glossary. Blackie and Son, 1899. A much smaller book than Skeat's Concise Dictionary, but exceedingly sound and reliable. Taylor, I.--Names and their Histories. Rivingtons, 1896. A glossary of place-names, selected from various countries, with an introduction and appendices. C. Meanings Of Words. Breal, M.--Semantics. Heinemann, 1900. Practically a first attempt to deal with the science of meanings systematically. Dr J. P. Postgate adds some valuable discussions to the English edition. Murray and Bradley.--The New English Dictionary. Clarendon Press (in progress). This colossal work traces the history of every English word by quotations reaching back to its earliest appearance: the etymology is also examined. It is of course the final court of appeal in all matters concerning English words, no other dictionary pretending to cover more than a fraction of the ground here occupied. Giles, P.--" Philology" (in new Supplement to Encyclopaedia Britannica). This article is mentioned here specially because there is so little literature as yet dealing with the general principles of Semantics: it is however to be consulted on most of the subjects referred to in this little book. See also Mr Giles's article, Writing, in the same Supplement. D. Indogermanic Languages, I. General. Brugmann, K.--Elements of the Comparative Grammar of the Indogermanic Languages. 4 vols, and Index (a 5th vol.). Triibner, 1886-1897. This encyclopaedic work, translated by Wright, Conway and Rouse, is the thesaurus of the results of the new philology, covering the phenomena of the eight main branches of the Indogermanic family in their older developments. The first volume, dealing with phonology, is superseded by the new German edition (1...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... Kluge, F., and Lutz, F.--English Etymology; a select glossary. Blackie and Son, 1899. A much smaller book than Skeat's Concise...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217412734

ISBN - 13:9780217412735

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