Etymologische Forschungen auf dem Gebiete der indo-germanischen Sprachen: unter Berücksichtigung ihrer Hauptformen, Sanskrit; Zend-Persisch; Griechisch-Lateinisch; Littauisch-Slawisch; Germanisch und Keltisch, Volume 2, Part 2

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Meyer'sche Hofbuchhandlung, 1867 - Indo-European languages

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Page 47 - ... but had nothing to do with practical application." That Panini, as Patafljali tells us, and Katyayana gives us to understand, used letters in his adhikara rules for the notation of numeral values, does not follow, we must admit, from his own words in the quoted Sutra ( I. 3, 1 1 ), but there is a rule of his (VI. 3, 115 ) in which he informs us that the owners of cattle were, at his time, in the habit of marking their beasts on the ears, in order to make them recognizable. Such signs, he says,...
Page 838 - Burnt offering, the casting of clarified butter, dried fruit, etc., into the sacred fire, as an offering to the gods, accompanied with prayers or invocations, according to the object of the sacrifice, -bajawna, vi re.
Page 47 - The name of a tree ; it also means a mark made with coloured earths or unguents upon the forehead and between the eyebrows, either as an ornament or a sectarial distinction ; the poet intends the word to convey both ideas at once here. In this passage is another comparison of the...
Page 678 - A separation of the hair on each side, so as to leave a distinct line on the top of the head.
Page 593 - ... ventre caeso sit natus, vel quod cum magnis crinibus sit utero parentis effusus, vel quod oculis caesiis et ultra humanum morem viguerit. Gerte quaecumque illa, felix necessitas fuit, unde tarn darum et duraturum cum aeternitate mundi nomen effloruit.
Page 871 - Romani 15 generis urbisque propria, in qua nihil offendi, nihil displicere, nihil animadverti possit, nihil sonare aut olere peregrinum, hanc sequamur ñeque solum rusticam asperitatem, sed etiam peregrinam insolentiam fugere discamus.
Page 201 - I have heard of, besides those already mentioned, are, porcupines, hedgehogs, and monkies, (which last are only found in the north-east part of Afghaunistaun). Mungooses, ferrets, and wild dogs. Moles are only found in Cashmeer. The King has a few elephants, but they are all brought from India; neither that animal nor the rhinoceros, being found in any part of his own dominions.
Page 515 - Graeco хЛсшу * dici manifestum est. ( 'litolla- '' dicuntur non tantum ese, quibus sarcinse conligatae mulis portantur, sed etiam locus Romae propter similitudinem : et in via Flaminia loca quaedam devexa subinde et accliva : est etiam torment!
Page 311 - time," " season," W. amser. 1049. Guiaran (gl. cucumer, cucumber) is cularain in O'R.; cf. W. cylor, "earth-nuts," Bret, kéler. 1050, 1051. Mi (gl. September, gL October), "W. mis, a month. The gen. sing is mis, = ma(n)s-as, one of the few stems in « remaining in Irish, if, indeed, there be another. Cf. mís-tae, gl. mensurnus, gl. monstrous, Z. 256; and Skr. mas, "moon," " month," Zend, mâonh-, p^v, /iet?, Lat.
Page 215 - Ac.,, inverse comparison. , far,, adverse ; following an order or course the reverse of natural, against the grain or stream ; stubborn, refractory ; contradictory ; turned away, having the face averted ; retreating, coming back.

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