A Grammar of the Teloogoo Language

A Grammar of the Teloogoo Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...The cases of Teloogoo nouns and pronouns are formed in the same manner, except that the particles follow thenoun, instead of preceding it; hence, I have termed them postpositions. In'Teloogoo, we would not spy-with suords, hymen, of me; but gj&etS"-oSoc3oS5u et 5-73"-3o3&---swords with, menty, me of. 130 'When-a preposition accompanies an English word which is liable to inflexion, the word cannot stand in the nominative case; it must assume it's, inflected or oblique form; we cannot say of I, to 7, .&c. but of me, tome,&c. In the same manner, in Teloogoo, notwithstandipg some nouns have nearly the same form in the inflexion, as in the nominative case, yet as all nouns and pronouns may be said to admit of inflexion, it may be laid down as a general rule, that when followed by postpositions, they cannot continue in the nominative case: by some of the postpositions, they are on verted into their oblique form; by others, either into this simple inflected sta$e, or into the dative; and by a few derived from verbs, they are changed into the accusative case. The following is a list of the principal Teloogoo postpositions., 3oaa& behind. &&&x-dSodo agaitist, opposite. Converting Tub Preceding Word Into The Accusative Casf.. SCr's-Xo&CTD-XLjdOTD towards, on account of. FOUND IN BOOKS ONLT. &eMC&--.-through. z3?c form, by. M3 through. 131 Under the following rules, the whole of these words may be added to any noun or pronoun, placed in the particular case which, the postposition is stated above to require. 132 The postpositions -Sb, the signs of the dative case, are not used promiscuously with any inflexion; is added only to inflexions terminating in 0 or 3_; thus, inflexion...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628705
  • 9781236628701