The 'Oxford and Cambridge' Grammar and Analysis of the English Language

 
9781236434081: The 'Oxford and Cambridge' Grammar and Analysis of the English Language

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. 1874 Excerpt: ...is dead, but the dialects it gave birth to, still live. The old Latin language is also dead, but the languages derived from it called the Romance, still live. (See Table 2.) The relation which the English bears to the other languages of the great Aryan family may be clearly seen in the two accompanying Tables. Table I. THE ARYAN LANGUAGES. 1 11 Sanscrit. 2. Iranian. The various Aryan languages " of Europe. Hindustani. Cingalese. (Zend) Modern (See Table II.) the old Persian. language of Persia. There are however a few tribes in Europe who do not belong to the Aryan family! namely--the Fins, Lapps, Turks, Basques, and Magyars or Hungarians, COMPOSITION OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. The English Language belongs to the Low German division of the Teutonic languages EEMAEK8. The other divisions of the Teutonic languages are High German, the language of modern Germany south of the Baltic and North Sea districts; and the Scandinavian, probably an offshoot of the Low German. The language most nearly allied to the English is the Dutch, which is also a Low German dialect. The language brought into England by the Lore German tribes, known as the Angles, Saxons and Jutes, in the fifth and sixth centuries, almost entirely superseded the ancient Keltic language, and formed the ground work of modern English. It mas an inflected language, lite modern German, Latin, and Greek, but modern English has lost most of its grammatical endings, like the Danish and French. The Teutonic language, which the Saxons brought over, was an unmixed language, but it is now a composite one, having been influenced very considerably by the people with whom the English have had intimate connection, such as by conquest, commerce, religion, &c.; nevertheless, it has not generally adopted the i...

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