The Common Finno-Ugric Language: 4000 B. C. -3000 B. C. Worksheet Edition

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AuthorHouse, Jun 19, 2006 - Education - 200 pages
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Common Finno-Ugric spoken between 4000 B.C. to approximately 3000 B.C. in the watershed area)continental Devide) between the Volgas Bend and the Ural Mountains ()presently Russias) Around 1200 words could be  reconstructed for this ancient language form by comparative phonology of about 20  languages (such as Hungarian,  Finnish, Estonian, Lapp/Sami, Khanty, Mansi, Mordvin, etc.) still spokon altogether by about 24 million non/Slavic native speakers in oil-rich Eastern Europe and Western Siberia. Reconstrcted grammar, syntax asnd semantics of Commoin Finno-Ugric are also discussed.  The book is a so-called  “worksheet-edition”. Lists, charts aare printed in it as they came out from the computer.  This will  facilitate subsequent  research (especially  manipulation of the data in computers). The narrative is kept in a simple form “cablespeak’ style). The grabscripotion is uncomplicated. Diacritic marks were only occasionally used (only c; and c“ appear).  Easy to read and understand even by the general; reader. Targeted specialist of Linguistics, Language Origins Research (LOR), Language Universals, Cultural Anthropology, Human Prehistory , Comparative Religion Study find  here a massive  amount of new information unknown or little heeded in previous international research.


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Gyula Décsy, born 1925. Ph.D. 1947 University of Budapest. 1953-54 Postgraduate Studies in Prague (Czechia) and in Sofia (Bulgaria).   1955 Candidate of Linguistic Sciernce (Hungarian Academy of Scienses, Budapest). Research Associate of the Linguistic Institute of Budapest (1955-1956). Lecturer at the University of Göttingen, Germany (1957-1959). Professor for Finno-Ugric Studies at the University of Hamburg, Germany (1959–1977). Chairman of the Finno-Ugric Studies Department, University of Hamburg, Germany. 1969–1977 . Tenured Full Professor for Uralic and Altaic Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (since 1977). Secretary General of the the Association of Ural-Altaic Studies in Göttingen//Germany (1958–1977). Managing Editor (1957–1967) and Editor-in Chief (1967-2006) of the journal Eurasian Studies Yearbook. More than 30 book publications in linguistic science with renowned Hungarian, German, Dutch  and American publishing houses, about 1000 (one thousand) articles and minor professional contributions in famous  American, German, Hungarian and Czech journals. President of the Eurasian Linguitsic Association (founded in 1971), in 1998 elected Honorary Doctor and Professor of his alkma amyter, the Eötvös  Loránd University of Budapest (founded 1635). Honorary Citizen of the township of Negyed (his birthplace, elected 1997). President of the Eurasian Linguistic Studies Association (since 1971). Elected Member of the Finno-Ugric Society (Helsinki, Finland, 1965), Finnish Literary Society (Helsinki, Finland, 1965), the Hungarian Academy in the USA (Clevelamd.Ohio, 1967), Board of Directors of the Association for Study of Language in Preshistory (ASLIP, Boston Massachusetts, 1998). Founder and Editor of the series Bibliotheca Nostratica, Arcadia Bibliographica Virorum Eruditorum, Eurasian Language Archivers. Co-editor of Uralic and Altaic Studies (Indiana University Publicatioins,  1963-1975) Recipient of more than 50 prestigious resarch awards in Germany, Finland, and Hungary.




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