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Full text of "The Loom Of Language"

Index

667

Richards, I A , 473 ff

Rig-Veda? 407

Rivarol, 346

Romanal, 468

Romance languages, 193, 194, 309 ff,

349 ff
Romance languages, common features,

313

Romance languages, Latin and, 181
Romance speakers, number, 406
romamzation, desirability of universal,

88

Romans ch, 347

root-inflected languages, 195, 205-9
roots, 53, 169-70
roots, Greek, and technics, 496-9
roots, international, 494 ff
roots, Semitic, 71, 424-5
Rosetta stone, 77-8
Royal Society, 443, 446-7
rules in language-learning, 34-6
Rumanian, 194, 347-8
Runic script, 75-6, 265
Russian, 193, 194, 406, 415-16
Russian, Great, 413, 416
Russian, Little, 413, 416
Russian, White, 413, 416

Samoyede, 198

Sanskrit, 180-1, 406, 407-10

Sapir, E, 493

Sassem, iSo

Scaliger, J J , 178

Scandinavian languages, 194, 276 ff

Schlegel, F, iSr

Schleyer, J M , 455 ff

scientific terminology, 251

Scots, 223

Scots Gaelic, see Gaelic

script forms, circumstances influen-
cing, 74

script forms, missionaries and, 203

self-expression, skill needed for, 27

semaphore code, 78

Semitic languages, 70-1, 193, 1913
420-5

sentence, complex, i62ff, 172

separable verbs, 302-3

Septuagint, 253

Serbo-Croatian, 193, 194* 4*3

sermo urbamts and sermo rusncus> 311

sex and gender, 114

short sentences, advantages, 164-5

shorthand, 86, 87

Siamese, 193, 194,, 425

signalling, 85

signposts of Latin origin, 2401

signposts of Teutonic origin, 227

Sindhi, 411

Slavonic languages, 193, 194, 413-16

Slavonic speakers, number, 406

Slovak, 193, 194, 413

Slovene, 194, 413

Somali, 193, 194, 420 n

Serbian, 413

sound changes, 47-8

sound changes, in Latin languages,

sound changes, Latin, 326
sound-replacement, 185-6, 187, 188
sound-shifts, 224 ff, 231, 235, 284
sounds and symbols, 228
Spanish, 194, 242 ff, 309 ff, 343^
349 ff , see also Romance
Spanish,   Arabic   elements   m, 313,
344
Spanish pronunciation, 254-5
Spanish spelling, 383-4
speech communities, small, 15
Spehn, 459
spelling changes, English, 82-3
spelling, comparative, 47-8
spelling, Danish, 237-8
spelling, Dutch, 236
spelling, German, 234-5
spelling of auxiliary language, 486
spelling, rational, 78 ff
spelling reform, 88
spelling^ Scandinavian, 237-8
spelling, Spanish, 383-4
Strasbourg, Oaths of, 312
stress, in Geiman, 235
stress, in Romance languages, 259
stressed pronouns, French, 363-4
strong verbs, 107
subject, 116-17
subject-object distinction, words and,
170, 488
subject-predicate relation, 130
subjunctive, 120
subjunctive, German, 307-8
subjunctive, Romance, 394-5
subordinate clause, 162
subordinate conjunctions, 161 ff
substantives, 90, 125
Suetonius, 318
suffixes, 53 , see also affixes