A Course of Lectures on the Theory of Language, and Universal Grammar

A Course of Lectures on the Theory of Language, and Universal Grammar

by Joseph Priestley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108064361
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/24/2013
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Advertisement; Introduction; 1. Of articulation, the nature and use of it; 2. Of the origin of letters, whether divine or not; 3. Of hieroglyphics, etc.; 4. The general distribution of words into classes; 5. Of nouns, etc.; 6. Of adjectives; 7. Of verbs; 8. Of tenses; 9. Of adverbs, etc.; 10. Of derivation and composition of words; 11. Of the concatenation of sentences; 12. Of the regular growth and corruption of languages from internal causes; 13. Of the origin and complex structure of the Greek and Latin languages; 14. A multiplicity of inflections; 15. Of the revolutions of languages from external causes; 16. Of metrical composition; 17. Observations on the different properties of language; 18. A comparison of different languages; 19. Of the origin of diversity of languages; Errata.

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