A philological grammar: grounded upon English, and formed from a comparison of more than sixty languages. Being an introduction to the science of grammar and a help to grammars of all languages, especially English, Latin and Greek
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A.-Saxon accent accusative action acute accent adjective adverbs alphabet Anglo-Saxon apodosis Arabic Basque becomes betoken bird Bisaya breathsounds called case-endings case-form case-tokens Cheremissian clipped breathsounds clipping-rhyme consonants Cree Cree language dative diphthongs English Finnic formula French genitive Germ German Goth Gothic Grammar Greek Hebrew Hindoostanee Icel Icelandic indefinite indicative mood Irish John Kafir language Lapponic Latin Latin rule lips Long Sound Magyar marked markworthy means mode Mongolian mood motion neuter nominative Norse noun object organs of speech palate letter participle Passive Voice Persian person phonotypy plural possessive postposition preposition pronoun protasis pure breathsounds relations of things rhyme root sentence Short Sound singular sometimes Spanish spelling spondee subjunctive mood sundry syllable taken tense tense-form Teutonic thee Thence thou throat tokens tongue triphthongs trochee Turkish type-language verb verse vowel weak Welsh wherefrom words write ye ask