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Grammar of the Persian Language: To Which Is Added, a Selection of Easy ...
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2dly 3d pers 3dly accusative adding the termination adjectives adverbs Aorist Arabic language arrive baghban called complement compound sentence consider consonant corresponding dashtan Dative denoting dihkan diphthong English epithet expressed f G G farod final formed by adding formed by prefixing frequently G G G G garden Genitive GG G governing word Grammar Grammarians hamza Harki hence Hijra inert Infinitive izafat jazm kardan kasra khamoshi khar ra kharan king Lastly learner LETTERS OF PROLONGATION literally long vowels Ma'ruf majhul mard mark moveable by fatha nominative object Participle Persian character Persian language personal pronoun phrases plur plural possessed preceding prefixing the Particle preposition Preterite pron qualified rasidoA Roman character rule Sa'di short vowel shudah SINGULAR sometimes sound spiritus lenis story Student substantives syllable Syntax tenses thee Thou verb verbal noun verbal roots Zaid
Page 55 - Musalman year 942 ended in the spring of 1536. This very simple rule is founded on the fact that 100 lunar years are very nearly equal to 97 solar years, there being only about eight days of difference. A more accurate proportion would be 101 lunar to 98 solar years, but this would lead to a less convenient rule for practical use.
Page 54 - Medina ; which, according to the best accounts, took place on Friday, the 16th of July (18th, new style), AD 622. Their year consists of 12 lunations, amounting to 354 days and 9 hours, very nearly ; and hence their New-year's Day will happen every year about eleven days earlier than in the preceding year.
Page 21 - When he asks where the master of the house is, you will say that he is now gone to dine* with some one." In the meanwhile, the man having arrived, asked, " Where is the master of the house ? " They said,
Page 65 - We now come to the most important part of the subject — the construction of sentences, or, in other words, the rules for speaking and writing the language correctly.
Page 22 - At the time of night go you into the garden to graze, and do not make any noise." Even so every night the ass in the tiger's skin used to go into the garden. Whenever the people saw him by night, they used to think for certain that this was a tiger. One night the gardener himself saw him, and from fear he went up into a tree. In the...
Page 21 - That person, from his own house, saw the man coming, and said to his servants, ' ' When he asks where the master of the house is, you will say that he is now gone to dine with some one.
Page 89 - ... up in service ; to use your hands in making mortar of quicklime is preferable to placing them on your breast in attendance on the Umeer. Precious life has been spent in these cares, What shall I eat in the summer, and with what shall I be clothed in the winter ? O ignoble belly, satisfy yourself with a loaf of bread, that you may not bend your back in servitude.
Page i - adapted for a beginner, ought to be brief and perspicuous, containing only the general and more useful principles of such language. It ought to be accompanied* with easy extracts for practice, as well as a copious vocabulary. At the same time, the shortest Grammar is too long for a beginner: therefore, those parts absolutely necessary for the first reading, ought to be rendered more prominent, by the use of a larger type. Lastly, the work ought to be confined entirely to its legitimate purpose, the...
Page 21 - A great fool he is to have gone out of his house in the midst of such heat. " The master of the house, having put his head out of the window, said, " You are a very great fool to wander about at this time : for I have been all day in my own house.