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668

The Loom oj Language

Sumenans, 422
superlative, no
Swahdi, 193, 209

Swedish, 206, 276 ff , see also Scandi-
navian

Swedish, literary, 281-2
Swedish spelling, 237-8
syllable writing, 48, 61
syllables, 53, 69, 214
synonyms, in conversation 27
synonyms, unnecessary, 500
syntax, 122,129 ff, 184
syntax, and good writing, 171
syntax, changes in, 168
syntax, German, 302 ff
synthetic languages, 107

Tahman, 194

Tamil, 195

Tartar, 193, 194

Tascoman, 253

technical terms, 24, 496 ff

telegraphic codes, 85

Telugu, 195

tense, 103, 105-8, 321, 489

tenses, compound, 104

tenses, Romance, 337-9, 390-3

Teutonic language, parent, 181,186-

18?

Teutonic languages, 194, 206-9
Teutonic   languages   and   English,

differences, 273

Teutonic speakers, number, 406
Tibetan, 193* I94> 441
Tibeto-Burmese group, 425
Tigre", 424
Tignna3 424

ol»345

tilde, 255

tune, directives or, 146

Tokharmn, 189

tone, interrogative, 159

tones, 63, 425, 433-4

Tooke, Home, 179-80

traffic signs, 49, 57

transitive, 149

transitive and intransitive, in German,

3o6

tncks of language-learning, 20, 24
tnhteralism, 70, 424
Turco-Tartar languages, 194
Turkish, 193, 194, 200, 489
Turkish script, 416, 436

Ukrainian, 416
Ulfilas, 102, 178, 265
Umlaut, 206
Umversal-Sprache, 459
Urdu, 412

Vandals, 343
Vedic, 407, 408
Vedic hymns, 190
Veltpari, 459
verb,   31,   119-21,   148 ff,   see   also
irregular verbs
verb, causative, 150, 206
verb, Celtic, 418-19
verb, Dutch, 285
verb economy, 474-5, 477
verb, Burnish, 198
verb flexions,  Dutch and  German,
283-4
verb flexions, English, 262-5
verb flexions, Gothic, 265
verb flexions, Scandinavian, 277
verb, French, 378-80
verb, German, 297 ff
verb, Gothic, 265
verb, Greek and Sanskrit, 409
verb, impersonal, 169, 171
verb, in Basic English, 503-4
verb, in Interlingua, 469-70
verb, Italian, 382
verb, Latin, 321 ff
verb, Persian, 410
verb, Portuguese, 380-4
verb prefixes, German, 302
verb, Romance, 378 ff
verb, Russian, 415-16
verb, separable, 302-3
verb, Spanish, 380-4
verb, strong and weak, 104, 107, 270
verb, Teutonic, 187,191,206-9,270 ff
verb, vagueness of meaning, 148
verbal noun, 139
vernaculars, rise of, 443
vestiges, grammatical, 35-6
vocabulary, basic, 29 ff
vocabulary, basic, number of words
needed, 24, 30
vocabulary, conversational and writ-
ten, 27
vocabulary,   for   auxiliary   language,
494 ff
vocative case, 314, 318
vocatives, 90