A Grammar of Modern Indo-European by Carlos Quiles, Fernando López-Menchero PDF

By Carlos Quiles, Fernando López-Menchero

ISBN-10: 1461022134

ISBN-13: 9781461022138

A Grammar of contemporary Indo-European is a whole reference consultant to a dwelling Indo-European language. It includes a entire description of Proto-Indo-European grammar, and gives an research of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction from its descendant languages. Written in a clean and obtainable sort, and illustrated with maps, figures and tables, this e-book focusses at the genuine styles of use of past due Indo-European. The ebook is easily organised and is full of complete, transparent factors of parts of bewilderment and trouble. It additionally includes an intensive English - Indo-European, Indo-European - English vocabulary, in addition to particular etymological notes, designed to supply readers with a simple entry to the knowledge they require. a necessary reference resource for the scholar of Indo-European as a realized and dwelling language, this paintings will attract scholars of languages, classics, and the traditional global, in addition to to normal readers drawn to the heritage of language, and in talking the direct ancestor of the worlds biggest language relatives.

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Can git good vaalii one (specifier) kataab... can gii k iv il /k ii kataab...? raNjiit h ii/v ii... raN jiit k ii/k tR a a /k a u N ...? Ranjit what/which one/who? The panicles and specifiers, which represent a very small class, cannot be questioned. The different question words employed to question quantifiers and intensifies result from a base question masculine singular form kinnaa . klnnaa agrees in number and gender with the following nouns. As noted above a relative clause or a phrase representing an object of comparison can also modify a noun phrase.

22) tu&Daa n2S kii ai? ' (23) jaland&r kiuhe ai? ’ (24) 6 kauN ai? h. k&fc o? ' (26) Ks)daa lannaa mull ai? ' dtthe ki£ giaa? m s. ' 6 k&nii kivg likhii? ' Question words kii 'what' and kauN 'who' express the full range of case relations by adding postpositions to them. ’ The oblique form of both kii and kauN are inflected for number; ksfkU represents an oblique singular form (as in 29) whereas kJndd represents the oblique plural (as in 30) of both kii and kauN. ) ’whom’ niiil (Q-words. s. s. who/what' kis 'on what' on) (Q-word,$.

L ingua Q u estionnaire This volume is part of the Croom Helm Descriptive Grammars Series which aims at providing detailed descriptions of genetically and typologically diverse languages of the world in a uniform format in order to make direct comparison of the information pertaining to possible structures witnessed in natural languages, in order to accomplish this goal, the volumes in the series follow the format outlined in the Questionnaire, developed by Comrie and Smith (1977), and originally published in Lingua, vol.

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