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Nature of the force which produces the changes of language
IIL Phonetic change its ground action on compound words
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adjective adverbs agglutinative alphabet already analogies ancient Anglo-Saxon apprehension August Schleicher belong branches called Celts centuries character Chinese circumstances combination common descent comparative compound connection consonants correspondences culture declension degree derivation descendants dialects distinct earliest English etymological evidence existing expression fact formative elements Germanic Germanic languages grammatical grammatical gender Greek guage human speech idea idiom illustration Indo-European language inflective kindred later Latin learned lecture less linguistic growth linguistic science literary literature material means ment mental mind mode modern monosyllabic nature nearly nouns onomatopoetic origin peculiar period phonetic phrases possession present preterit primitive produced pronominal race racter relations respecting roots Sanskrit scanty Scythian Scythian languages Semitic Semitic language separate significance signs sounds speak speakers spoken structure style suffix syllable thing thought tion tongue trace tribes unity usage utter variety verb vocables vocabulary vowel whole wholly words