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Full text of "The Loom Of Language"

EVOLUTION OF IMPERSONALITY IN VERBS

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A FOSSIL LANGUAGES*


	
	
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SANSKRIT
	OLD PERSIAN
	GREEK
	1           OLD SLAV
	!                LATIN
	BIBLICAL ENGLISH

dadami
	dadami
	didomi
	dami
	1           di
	I give

dadasi
	dadahi
	didos
	dasi
	das
	thou givest

dadati
	dadaiti
	didcti
	'          dasti
	dat
	he (etc ) giveth

oadmas
	dademahi
	didomes
	j          damu
	1           damns
	we give

datta
	dasta
	didote
	daste
	dins
	ye give

dadati
	dadenti
	didont!
	dadanti
	dant
	t&ey give


	
	
	
	
	


	
	B, LJYIXG
	LANGUAGES
	
	

ITALIAN
	FRENCH
	ICELANDIC
	i?irrcH
	^NGLO- AMERICAN
	D^asii

10 do
	je doaae
	eggef
	ikgeef
	I give
	jeg giver

tu dal
	tu donnes
	thu gefur
	jij geeft
	you give
	du giver

egiioa              }
	il donne
	haim gefur
	hijgeeft
	he gives
	ban giver

noi dfamo         j
	nous donncns
	vjer gefiim
	I        wij geven
	v e give
	vi giver

voi date           |
	TOUS donnez
	thjer gefith
	lullie geven
	you gn e
	ae gi^er

essi darmo        ]
	ils donaent
	their gefa
	I         zij gevea
	the^gne
	deg!"er

* The spellirg coaventions follow Bopp^

Gunm , \ol 2^ p 354