A Grammar Of Modern Indo-European: Language & Culture, by Carlos Quiles PDF

By Carlos Quiles

ISBN-10: 8461176391

ISBN-13: 9788461176397

A Grammar of recent Indo-European is a whole reference advisor to a contemporary, revived Indo-European language. It encompasses a finished description of Proto-Indo-European grammar and gives an research of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction. Written in a clean and available variety, this publication makes a speciality of the true styles of use in a latest Europe's Indo-European language.The e-book is definitely prepared and is stuffed with complete, transparent motives of parts of bewilderment and hassle. it is usually an intensive index, word list of linguistic phrases and numbered paragraphs designed to supply readers easy accessibility to the knowledge they require. a vital reference resource for the learner and person of Indo-European, this ebook stands out as the common paintings for years yet to come.

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This same word-final assibilation of *-t to *-s may also be present in Indo-European second-person singular *-s in comparison with Uralic second-person singular *-t. Compare, within Indo-European itself, *-s second-person singular injunctive, *-si second-person singular present indicative, *-tHa second-person singular perfect, *-te second-person plural present indicative, *tu 'you' (singular) nominative, *tei 'to you' (singular) enclitic pronoun. These forms suggest that the underlying second-person marker in Indo-European may be *t and that the *u found in forms such as *tu was originally an affixal particle.

Pod, Lith. pėda t→þ Eng. G. thritto, Goth. þridja, Ice. Gk. ηξίηνο (tritos), Lat. tertius, Gae. treas, Skr. treta, Russ. tretij, Lith. trys k→h Eng. hound, Du. hond, Ger. Hund, Goth. hunds, Ice. hundur, Sca. Gk. θύσλ (kýōn), Lat. canis, Gae. cú, Skr. svan-, Russ. sobaka kw→hw Eng. what, Du. wat, Ger. was, Goth. ƕa, Da. hvad, Ice. hvað Lat. quod, Gae. ciod, Skr. ka-, kiṃ, Russ. ko- b→p Eng. peg Lat. baculum d→t Eng. ten, Du. tien, Goth. taíhun, Ice. : ti, Swe. tio Lat. decem, Gk. δέθα (déka), Gae.

It establishes a set of regular correspondences between Figure 17. C. D. early Germanic stops and fricatives and the stop consonants of certain other Indo-European languages (Grimm used mostly Latin and Greek for illustration). As it is presently formulated, Grimm's Law consists of three parts, which must be thought of as three consecutive phases in the sense of a chain shift: a. Proto-Indo-European voiceless stops change into voiceless fricatives. b. Proto-Indo-European voiced stops become voiceless.

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