... avoiding their faults, obscurities and difficulties. The material and the form, or the dictionary and the grammar, call upon different mental faculties. One's stock of words is retained by exercise of the memory. Therefore the radicals or root-words... Hand-book of Volapük - Page vby Charles Ezra Sprague - 1888 - 119 pagesFull view
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Charles Ezra Sprague - Volapük - 1887 - 119 pages
...general principles of its construction will be desired by educated persons. This " world -language " was invented and first published in 1879 by JOHANN...and unusual sounds and combinations being excluded. Thus, in selecting a word for the idea man, the English word is found very suitable, especially as...