Principes de l’étude comparative des langues : Suivis by Andreas Adoph von Merian, Julius Heinrich Klaproth

By Andreas Adoph von Merian, Julius Heinrich Klaproth

This wide-ranging comparative research of languages was once one of many earliest items of the 19th century's burgeoning curiosity in philology. Its writer used to be the French diplomat Baron de Merian, a modern of Wihelm von Humboldt and precursor of Franz Bopp and August Schleicher (also released during this series). released almost immediately after Merian's dying in 1828, this meticulous learn is the results of twelve years of painstaking paintings. Merian concisely maps out the languages of the area, and makes an attempt to track all significant dialects again to a standard root. He ably demonstrates his competence as a philologist, illustrating his argument via large charts and tables, and doesn't draw back from subject matters corresponding to Basque and local American vocabulary which nonetheless pose difficulties for linguists this present day. although a lot of Merian's theories have in view that been disproved, his pioneering paintings merits its position within the heritage of linguistics.

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Racine. DR. Breton. Gallois. Vieux Francais. Cornouaille. France. Angleterre. France. dur. du . durum. dour, EAU. 44 IV. Racine. DO, DOU, TOU, etc. Loul£« Sanskrit. Bambara. Dar Rounga. Ossete. Ameriq. mend, Asie m^ridion. Afrique occid. Afriq. moyenne. Caucase. to. toya. dhu. tho. don, doun (eauet Sanskrit. Caraibe. Tamanaka. Pampanghi. Nouvelle-Guinee. Mobimah. Poumpokol-Ostiake. Wolof. Tagala. Tchikila. AsiemeVidionale. Amerique m^rid. Am6rique merid. lies Philippines, Oceanic Amerique meYid.

Na. nai'no. noudi, nouets. nir. nirou. nero. nir. nir. nilou. nipi. niogodi. VII. Racine. V R , B R , PR. Sanskrit. Asiem^ridionale. var, vari. Oceanic var. 46 EAU. Hindoustani. Nouvelle-Hollande. Basque. Asiemeridionale. bar. Oceanic pourai. our. VIII. Racine. AB, AV, AK, AI, etc. Sanskrit. Persan. Kurde. Zend. Afghan. Lampounga. Yaroura. Tahiti. Sapibokoni. Ternate. Sanghir. Latin. Peruvien. Beto'i. Vogoule. Kouchasib-Abaze. Ethiopien. Malai. Bicharyeh. Souake. Albanais. Asiemeridionale. Asie occidentale.

Shada3 tomber. Latin, cad-eve. Lat'm, oc-cis-us, caes-us. DES LANGUES. 59 3e S^rie. Les lettres M, B , P s'emploient l'unepour l'autre dans les dialectes turcs. Pour bouz, glace, boinouZj, corne Bahhmoutj michik, chat, on dit: mouz. » » » mo'tnuz. Mahhmoud. pichik. Le radical du latin faba se retrcuve dans le slave bob et le francais feve. On voit que tantot F est mis au lieu de B , et B an lieu de V. 4 e Serie. II y a echange mutuel et tres-frequent dans toutes les langues entre L et B.. Exemples: Grec, rtvp, feu.

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