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The Loom of Language

Daigarno, G, 87, 444 ff, 494
Danish, 276 ff , see aho Scandinavian
Danish spelling, 237-8
dative, 117-18, 262, 314, 326
dative, German, 290
declensions, 36,115,118,201,267,326
declensions, Latin, 316-17, 319
definite article, 184, see also article
definite article, French, 352, 361
definite aiticle, Romance,  184, 331,

demonstratives, 90, 145, 157, 331

demonstratives, Latin, 329-32

demonstratives, Romance, 371 ff,

demonstratives, Teutonic, 274

Descartes, R, 444

dialect, 222

dictionary, use of, 34, 92

difficulties, in natural languages, 485

Dil, 459

diminutives, 401

direct method, 37-8

direct object, 118, 153-4

directives, 31, 39, 119, 134, see aho

prepositions

directives, associative, 147
directives, classification of, 143
directives, in interlanguage, 504-5
directives, instrumental, 145
directives, of motion, 144
directives, of place, 142
directives, of time, 146
doublets,  Latin-French, in English,

238-9

dual, 108-9, 262, 425
durative  construction,   139-40,  350,

387

Dutch, 194, 223, 283 ff
Dutch, Cape, see Afrikaans
Dutch grammar, 284-6
Dutch spelling, 236

editorship, self-, 171-3

education, auxiliary language and, 481

Egyptian, ancient, 193, 420 n

Egyptian writing, 61

Encydopedie> 453

English, 194, see Anglo-American

English, peculiarities of, 261

English speakers, why bad linguists,

15-16

Erse, 193, 194, 417
Esperantido, 467

Esperanto, 443, 453, 460-7
Esquimaux, language of, 195, 215
Esthoman, 193, 194, 200
Ethiopian, 194, 421, 424
Etruscan, 340
Etruscarr script, 77
evolution of languages, 23

Faiguet, 453

families of languages, 192 ff

families of languages, characteristics,

195 ff

Fijian, 194

Finnish, 161, 193, 194, 197-8, 408

Finno-Ugrian languages, 193,194,197

Flemish, 284, 346

flexional languages, 195, 196-205

flexions,   agglutinative   character of,

188

flexions, decay of, 121-2
flexions, in interlanguage, 487 ff
flexions, origins of, 203 ff
flexions, Sanskrit, 408-9
form and function, relation of, 169
Franks, 310
French, 194, 202, 203, 238 ff, 309 ff,

346-7, 349 ff, see also Romance
French, Canadian, 346
French, early, 312
French, German elements in, 310
French elements in English, 238
French,     Latin      book-words      in

modern, 238, 240
French pronunciation, 254-9, 357
French vowels, 256
future, 106, 184

future, French and Spanish, 391
future, German, 297-8
future, Latin and Romance, 338-9
future perfect, 322, 338
future, Rumanian, 339

G, in Romance languages, 259
G sounds, 229-30
Gaelic, Scots, 193, 194, 417
Galiaan, 343
Gaul, Latin in, 309-10
Ge'ez, 424
gender, 112-15, 14^ 184, 209, 213,
268
gender, German, 291-3
gender, Latin, 318-20, 327-8