Focalóir Gaoidhilge-sax-bhéarla Or an Irish-English Dictionary. ...

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Nicolas-Francis Valleyre, 1768 - English language - 522 pages
 

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Page 522 - A CES CAUSES , voulant favorablement traiter l'Expofant, nous lui avons permis & permettons, par ces Préfentes, de faire imprimer ledit Ouvrage autant de fois que bon lui...
Page 522 - Sceaux de France le Sieur HUE DE MIROMESNIL , Commandeur de nos Ordres ; qu'il en fera enfuite remis deux Exemplaires dans notre Bibliotheque publique , un dans celle de notre Château du Louvre...
Page 522 - Confeillers les Gens tenans nos Cours de Parlement , Maîtres des Requêtes ordinaires de notre Hôtel , grand Confeil , Prévôt de Paris , Baillifs , Sénéchaux , leurs Lieutenans Civils, & autres nos Jufticiers .qu'il appartiendra, SALUT. Notre ame...
Page 457 - ... with regard to С and t) ; not only because they are two different letters, holding different places in all the alphabets, and consequently of different powers and functions in the radical and original formation of words, but also because such an unlimited indifference, in substituting those letters for each other in any particular language, cannot but be prejudicial to the affinity which the words of that language may radically bear with tbe words of the same meaning in other languages.
Page 486 - Behold, the hope of him is in vain: Shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him? None is so fierce that dare stir him up: Who then is able to stand before me?
Page 499 - Carisius have remarked that a syllable may be formed 455 cu either by one vowel or by two or three, as in the word aquae, &c. ; but Quintilian will not allow, that three vowels can be united in one syllable, and Terencian joins him in the same opinion: syllabam, says he, non invenimti-s ex tribus.
Page 265 - Punic War; and Plutarch informs us that it was brought in by Sp. Carvilius, wherefore Diomedes calls it Nova Consona. But there is this other foundation for judging that the Latins had the y, or g, from the beginning, as a quite different letter from the K : viz.
Page xxxi - I think I have discovered that which was previous to the Greek tongue, all over Asia Minor, Scythia and Greece. And this was the Japhetan, called afterwards the Pelasgian, and then Gomerian and Magogian, or Scythian language; which is now to be found only in Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, and Wales.™...
Page 265 - ... nearly of the same power; and hence in our old parchments, they are written indifferently for each other, of which practice some examples have been cited.
Page 337 - Exod. xxiv. 4, consisting of twelve stone pillars and an altar; but the object of the Druidish worship, at least in ages much later than the primitive times, was not, without doubt, the true God. Several plains of this name, Magh...

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