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Full text of "The Loom Of Language"

Index

661

Bantu languages, 193, 195, 200, 209-

211, 320

Basic English, 30-1,451,474 ff , 503-4
Basque, 193, 194, 195, 342-3
Beach la-Mar, 441
Bengali, 407, 411-12
Berber languages, 193, 194, 420 n
Bible translations, 178
Bopal, 459

Bopp, F, 179-80, 188
borrowing, 51
Braille code, 78, 86
Breton, 193, 194, 346, 417
Bright, Timothy, 87
Brythomc, 417
Bulgarian, 193* 194* 4*3, 4*4
Bulgarian, Old, 414
Burmese, 193, 194
Bushman language, 193

C, in Romance languages^ 259

Canaamte dialects, 421 ff

Canadian French, 346

Cape Dutch, see Afrikaans

capital letters, in German, 235

case, 115-19, 261, 267, 488

case-forms, in Latin, 314-18, 321

cases, in Old French, 327

cases, in Romance, 327

cases, Latin, decay of, 325 ff

Castihan, 343

Catalan, 194, 343, 346

causative verbs, 150, 206

Celtic   languages,    193,    194,   406,

416 ff

Celtic languages, person in, 100
characteristic  meaning  of particles,

135 ff

Chaucer, 224, 264
chemical terminology, 452-3
Chinese, 193, 194, 195, 425-41
Chinese, and English, compared, 122,

124-5, *32a 428, 441
Chinese  characters,   426,  427, 435,

436

Chinese, romamzation of, 436-7
Chinese writing, 57, 63 ff, 444
Christianity, and language, 177-8
Chnstiamty, and Latin, 311
Church Slavonic, 414
Cid, 312, 343

circumflex accent, 225, 245-6, 256
classification, basis of, 182 ff.

classification of languages, 41, 176 ff
dassificatory languages, 195, 209-13
classifiers, 65
classifiers, Chinese, 436
clicks, 209
clog almanacs, 76
comparative method, 182
comparison, 110-11
comparison, in Teutonic languages,
187
comparison, irregular, Romance, 336,
337
comparison, Latin, 320
comparison, Scandinavian, 190, 280
comparison, Teutonic, 190
complex sentences, 162 ff, 172
compound tenses, 104
compound words, 53-5, 93
compound words, Romance, 400-1
concord, 112
concord, rules of, 166
conditional clauses, German, 307
conditional, Romance, 395 ff
congresses, international, 482
conjugations, 36, 201
conjugations, French, 37 n, 378-9
conjugations, Italian, 382
conjugations, Latin, 107
conjugations, Portuguese, 380-1
conjugations, Romance, 378
conjugations, Spanish, 380-1
conjunctions, 134, 161 ff
conjunctions, coordinate, 161-2
conjunctions, Romance and Teutonic,
141
conjunctions, subordinate, 161 ff
consonant clusters, 214, 506
consonant symbols, phonetic, 83
consonants, 56, 60, 70 ff
consonants, English, 226 ff.
contact vernaculars, 441-2
contracted words, 500
coordinate conjunctions, 161-2
copula, 151,169
Cornish, 417
correspondence between words, 134
Creole patois, 442
Cretan writing, 59, 77
culture-contacts, 183-4
cuneiform, 22, 36, 48, 422
cursive scripts, 74
Cushite, 194* 420 D
Cypnot writing, 48, 64, 72
Czech, 193* *94> 4*3