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Reflections on the numerals one and two in ancient Indo-European languages.

J. Gonda

Reflections on the numerals one and two in ancient Indo-European languages.

by J. Gonda

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Published by A. Oosthoek in Utrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indo-European languages -- Numerals.,
  • Indo-European languages -- Etymology.,
  • One (The number),
  • Two (The number)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP643 .G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6152205M
    LC Control Number54004937
    OCLC/WorldCa8702717

    The use of dual forms in Hesiod: Observations about its gradual dwindling in the Theogony and in Works and Days already observed in the Indo-European studies (e.g. Cuny, p. 5 or Gonda, pp. ). J., Reflections on the numerals "one" and "two" in ancient Indo -European languages, Utrecht, • Hoffmann, O., Debrunner. 3) See for a detailed exposition of this point my Reflections on the numerals "one" and "two" in ancient Indo-European languages, Utrecht phenomena: the use of the dual which, being in their tongues as well as in other languages a decaying category denoted entities which were of the same class and belonged together, which though being Author: Gonda, J.

      Abstract Standard etymological dictionaries agree that Modern English some, same and their Old English cognate sam- ‘half’ descend from the same etymon. However, while explaining their phonological development from the same proto-form is unproblematic, their divergent meanings make the reconstruction of their semantic evolution more : Irén Hegedűs, Gábor Győri. The Indo-European language family consists of many of the modern and ancient languages of Europe, India and Central Asia, including Latin, Greek, Sanskrit, Russian, German, French, Spanish and English. Spoken by an estimated three billion people, it has the largest number of native speakers in the world by:

      That depends on who you call "Romans". We know very well that Latin is a typical archaic Indo-European language (fusional, full of inflection cases and with a vocabulary closely related to all other ancient IE languages, like Greek, Hitite, Sansk. Indo-European Print. Indo-European () Albanian (4) Gheg (1) Albanian, Gheg (A language of Albania) Ancient (A language of Greece) Pontic (A language of Greece) Yevanic (A language of Israel) Doric (1) Languages of the World. Twenty-third edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International.


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Reflections on the numerals one and two in ancient Indo-European languages by J. Gonda Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gonda, J. (Jan), Reflections on the numerals "one" and "two" in ancient Indo-European languages. Reflections on the numerals 'one' and 'two' in the ancient Indo-European languages.

By J. GONDA. 80, offset. Utrecht: A. Oosthoek, Reviewed by J. ALEXANDER KERNS, New York University The distinguished Sanskritist who has given us this monograph concerns himself primarily with the pre-semantics of the lower numerals and other words.

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Go back to Indo-European Languages Note: the names of Hittite numerals is largely unknown. OCS refers to Old Church Slavonic. The numerals and derived numbers of the Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) have been reconstructed by modern linguists based on similarities found across all Indo-European following article lists and discusses their hypothesized forms.

Proto-Indo- European+ *oynos / *sem *duwo: *treyes *kwetwores *penkwe *sweks *septm *okto: *newn *dekm: Germanic: Old Germanic+ *ainaz *twai *thrijiz *fithwor *fimfi. The Indo-European languages are a large language family native to western comprises most of the languages of Europe together with those of the northern Indian Subcontinent and the Iranian Plateau.A few of these languages, such as English, have expanded through colonialism in the modern period and are now spoken across all continents.

The Indo-European family is Geographic distribution: Originally parts of. This book, derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages, describes the ancient languages of Europe, for the convenience of students and specialists working in that area.

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The Indo-European languages are a family of related languages that today are widely spoken in the Americas, Europe, and also Western and Southern as languages such as Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian are all descended from Latin, Indo-European languages are believed to derive from a hypothetical language known as Proto-Indo-European, which is no Author: Cristian Violatti.

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Gonda. Standard etymological dictionaries agree that Modern English some, same and their Old English cognate sam- ‘half’ descend from the same etymon. However, while explaining their phonological development from the same proto-form is unproblematic, their divergent meanings make the reconstruction of their semantic evolution more challenging.

The paper. University of California Press, - Indo-European languages - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Ancient Indo-European Dialects: Proceedings of the Conference on Indo-European Linguistics Held at the University of California, Los Angeles, April This file lists the proto-languages I've collected (at various levels of time depth), as well as ancient languages important in reconstruction (e.g.

Latin, Sanskrit, Classical Tibetan). In addition, where I don't have a proto-language for an important language family, I've sometimes included a modern language just for completeness' sake. Reflections on the Numerals "One" and "Two" in Ancient Indo-European Languages by J.

Gonda Reflections on the Numerals "One" and "Two" in Ancient Indo. A Grammar of Modern Indo-European is a complete reference guide to a living Indo-European language. It contains a comprehensive description of Proto-Indo-European grammar, and offers an analysis of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction from its descendant languages/5(6).

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