The Philosophic Grammar of American Languages, as Set Forth by Wilhelm Von Humboldt

The Philosophic Grammar of American Languages, as Set Forth by Wilhelm Von Humboldt

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Excerpt: ...verb omitted. Such cases are, however, interesting, as showing the gradual approach to the verb, and the effort of the instinct of language to arrive at grammatical form. The independent personal pronoun rarely makes an element of verbal form, as in speaking it is generally worn down to an affix. When it is used to form a verbal expression, the difference of the elements is apparent. Thus, in the Carib, 1 anaiaca puin 3 aushow more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236715020
  • 9781236715029