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  • Polish: A Comprehensive Grammar by Iwona Sadowska

    By Iwona Sadowska

    Polish: A finished Grammar is an entire reference advisor to the grammar process for all novices of Polish. It offers an obtainable and systematic description of the language, targeting actual styles of use in modern Polish.

    The Grammar is a finished paintings and a useful source for college kids and somebody drawn to linguistics and how glossy Polish works.

    Features include:

    • coverage of all components of speech
    • full pass referencing 
    • well chosen and illuminating examples.

    The ebook is prepared in the sort of option to advertise a radical realizing of Polish in any respect degrees of constitution; the sound approach, formation of notice and words and sentence building. It deals a stimulating research of the complexities of the language, offering transparent factors and examples of every point.

    Polish: A accomplished Grammar
    is the basic reference paintings on Polish grammar for all novices and clients of the language.

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  • Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related by John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

    By John L. Kaltner, Steven L. McKenzie

    This publication offers an creation to the languages which are vital for the examine of the Hebrew Bible and historical Israel. It includes articles on Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Egyptian, Biblical and Epigraphic Hebrew, Post-biblical Hebrew, Hittite, Phoenician, the Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite, and Moabite), and Ugaritic. The members are Peggy L. Day, Frederick E. Greenspahn, Jo Ann Hackett, Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., John Kaltner, Charles R. Krahmalkov, Baruch A. Levine, David Marcus, Simon B. Parker, and Donald B. Redford. A basic creation via John Huehnergard discusses the significance of the examine of close to jap languages for biblical scholarship, aiding to make the quantity an amazing source for individuals starting an in-depth research of the Hebrew Bible.

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  • Chinese Characters Dictionary with English Annotations by Wu Guanghua

    By Wu Guanghua

    With 29,000 entries and 100,000 words, this can be the biggest and so much accomplished chinese language characters dictionary with English annotations or reasons, masking either social sciences and normal sciences. the main amazing characteristic of this dictionary is that readers can lookup many infrequent chinese language characters now not simply present in similar dictionaries. the opposite vital function is that it presents many examples to demonstrate the meanings and makes use of of the chinese language characters and set words with transparent and actual English translations. The entries are prepared in pinyin order, with either simplified and intricate spellings at any place appropriate, through chinese language definitions and English translations, and in lots of situations, by means of examples of sentences or words. There are 4 effortless how you can discover a chinese language personality within the dictionary: by way of syllables, pinyin, radicals, and strokes. a countrywide booklet award winner, this dictionary is an critical and priceless reference device for people and corporations engaged in Asian or chinese language stories.

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  • Evidence and Counter-Evidence. Essays in Honour of Frederik by Alexander Lubotsky, Jos Schaeken, Jeroen Wiedenhof

    By Alexander Lubotsky, Jos Schaeken, Jeroen Wiedenhof

    The editors
    PREFACE
    record OF courses by means of FREDERIK KORTLANDT
    ?driaan Barentsen: O S?P?STAVI?EL'N?? IZUC?NII ?GR?NICI??L'NY? VR???NNY? S?JUZ?V SL?VJANS?I? JAZY??V
    Robert S.P. Beekes: PALATALIZED CONSONANTS IN PRE-GREEK
    Uwe Bläsing: TALYSCHI RIZ 'SPUR' UND VERWANDTE: EIN BEITRAG ZUR IRANISCHEN WORTFORSCHUNG
    Václav Blazek: CELTIC 'SMITH' AND HIS COLLEAGUES
    Johnny Cheung: THE OSSETIC CASE approach REVISITED
    Bardhyl Demiraj: ALB. RRUSH, ON RAGUSA UND GR. RHOKS Rick Derksen: volume styles within the higher SORBIAN NOUN
    George E. Dunkel: LUVIAN ?TAR AND HOMERIC ?? AR
    José L. García Ramón: ERERBTES UND ERSATZKONTINUANTEN BEI DER REKONSTRUKTION VON INDOGERMANISCHEN KONSTRUKTIONSMUSTERN: IDG. *G' HEU- UND HETH. LAHU-HHI 'GIESSEN'
    Eric P. Hamp: INDO-EUROPEAN *SG'HÉDHLA
    Andries van Helden: IS CASE A LINGUIST OR A FREDERIK?
    Tette Hofstra: AUS DEM BEREICH DER GERMANISCH-OSTSEEFINNISCHEN LEHNWORTFORSCHUNG: ÜBERLEGUNGEN ZUR ETYMOLOGIE VON FINNISCH RYTÄKKÄ 'KRACH'
    Georg Holzer: STRUKTURELLE BESONDERHEITEN DES URSLAVISCHEN
    Wim Honselaar: REFLECTIONS ON RECIPROCITY IN RUSSIAN AND DUTCH
    László Honti: 'TIBI LIBER EST' ~ 'HABES LIBRUM' (BEMERKUNGEN ZUR HERKUNFT DER HABITIVEN KONSTRUKTIONEN IM URALISCHEN)
    Peter Houtzagers: at the CAKAVIAN DIALECT OF KOLJNOF close to SOPRON
    Petri Kallio: at the "EARLY BALTIC" LOANWORDS IN universal FINNIC
    Janneke Kalsbeek: the volume OF THE VOWEL I IN STIPAN KONZUL'S KATEKIZAM (1564)
    Jared S. Klein: INTERROGATIVE SEQUENCES within the RIGVEDA
    Jorma Koivulehto: FRÜHE SLAVISCH-FINNISCHE KONTAKTE
    Leonid Kulikov: THE VEDIC style PATÁYATI REVISITED: SEMANTIC OPPOSITIONS, PARADIGMATIC RELATIONSHIPS AND ancient CONNECTIONS
    Winfred P. Lehmann: LINGUISTIC legislation AND UNIVERSALS: THE TWAIN.
    Alexander Lubotsky: VEDIC 'OX' AND 'SACRIFICIAL CAKE'
    Ranko Matasovic: THE foundation OF THE previous IRISH F-FUTURE
    H. Craig Melchert: difficulties IN HITTITE PRONOMINAL INFLECTION
    Cecilia Odé: COMMUNICATIVE services AND PROSODIC LABELLING of 3 RUSSIAN PITCH ACCENTS
    Norbert Oettinger: AN INDO-EUROPEAN customized OF SACRIFICE IN GREECE AND ELSEWHERE
    Harry Perridon: RECONSTRUCTING THE OBSTRUENTS OF PROTO-GERMANIC
    Georges-Jean Pinault: TOCHARIAN FRIENDSHIP
    ?driana Pols: ROZDENIE SLOVARJA
    Arend Quak: ARCHAISCHE WÖRTER IN DEN MALBERGISCHEN GLOSSEN DER 'LEX SALICA'
    Jos Schaeken: NOCHMALS ZUR AKZENTUIERUNG DER KIEVER BLÄTTER
    Rüdiger Schmitt: ZU DER FREMDBEZEICHNUNG ARMENIENS ALTPERS. ARMINA-
    Patrick Sims-Williams: the matter OF SPIRANTIZATION AND NASALIZATION IN BRITTONIC CELTIC
    Han Steenwijk: THE MICROSTRUCTURE OF THE RESIANICA DICTIONARY
    Michiel de Vaan: SANSKRIT TRÍDHA AND TREDHA
    William R. Veder: NON SECUNDUM SCIENTIAM: analyzing what's now not THERE
    Theo Vennemann gen. Nierfeld: MÜNZE, MINT, AND MONEY: AN ETYMOLOGY FOR LATIN MONETA. WITH APPENDICES ON CARTHAGINIAN TANIT AND THE INDO-EUROPEAN MONTH WORD
    Willem Vermeer: THE PREHISTORY OF THE ALBANIAN VOWEL approach: A initial EXPLORATION
    Jos J.S. Weitenberg: DIPHTHONGIZATION OF preliminary E- AND the advance OF preliminary Y- IN ARMENIAN

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  • Webster's English to French Crossword Puzzles: Level 9 by Philip M. Parker

    By Philip M. Parker

    Whether you don't like crossword puzzles, you could turn out loving those. Designed for mother-tongue or thoroughly fluent audio system of French eager to enhance their English talents, the puzzles can also be unique to English audio system. they're formatted in order that every one puzzle will be solved in 15 to half-hour. The vocabulary progressively turns into more durable throughout puzzles therefore expanding the problem as you move. every one e-book has a hundred puzzles and every puzzle covers a few 30 note pairs (equaling 3000 challenges!). those are actually friendly, if no longer addictive, crossword puzzles for language studying. studying a language is usually tough. To ease the ache, tricks are supplied in small script on the backside of every web page, notwithstanding those are chosen to avoid an engineered option to the puzzle. complete suggestions are supplied behind the publication. those gains (hints and verifiable solutions), strength the reader to decipher a word’s which means and serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. One contemporary reviewer of this sequence famous “As a Peace Corps Volunteer … this can be certainly a enjoyable technique to sustain the language talents … The sequence has lots of of "rarely spoken" languages, broadly unknown to us within the Western world.” one other reviewer notes: “Good instructor because it has phrases indexed under which are in puzzle so the clues are there if you want them.” Public area translations for French contributed to Webster’s on-line Dictionary utilized in those puzzles could have originated from uncited volunteers, local audio system, expert translators, box linguists and teachers (not by means of the editor of the puzzles). if you'd like quotation for any translations, make feedback, be aware error, or give a contribution in the other method, please e mail Philip M. Parker at INSEAD, who will replace this sequence every now and then. copy rights are granted to educators.

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  • Language, Status, and Power in Iran by William O. Beeman

    By William O. Beeman

    ... very good example... major contribution... a major interdisciplinary work... —Middle East Journal"... an incredible contribution to facets of Iranian social conversation and interpersonal verbal behavior." —LanguageBy exhibiting the reader the intricacies of face-to-face sociolinguistic interplay, William Beeman offers a key to knowing Iranian social and political existence. Beeman's examine in cross-cultural linguistics will in actual fact be a version for the learn of other languages and cultures.

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