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CHAPTER PAGE I Historical Survey
Constituents of the English Vocabulary
The IndoEuropean or Aryan Family of Languages
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action Adjuncts adverb alphabet antecedent applied apposition auxiliary verbs Britons called CHAPTER complete Complex Sentence compound conjugation conjunction consonants construction dative denote derivation diphthongal distinction employed ending English Grammar English language English origin equivalent Etymology examples express feminine following sentences French gender genitive German Gerund Give Greek horse illustrate Imperative Mood indicative Indirect Object infinitive mood inflected inflexion Intransitive Keltic language Latin words letters limiting mark meaning modern English neuter Norman noun or pronoun noun-clause occur Old English Orthoepy Parse passive Past Participle Past Tense person phrase Pleonasm plural possessive Predicate preposition present principal clause pronunciation relation relative pronoun represented Roman sentence contains signifies simple Sing singular sometimes sonant speak speech stands Strong Verbs subjunctive mood subordinate clause suffix superlative surd syllable Syntax Teutonic thou tion tive town transitive verb vowel vowel sounds Weak Verbs write written