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1st pers 2nd pers 3rd pers accus affix ancient aniya aorist appears applied Arabic Arachosia Arian aspirate Assyria Babylonian Behistun Bombay Bopp Burnouf case-ending certainly cognate compound conjecture conjugation correspondent Ctesias Cuneiform Darius declension dental derived Devanagari doubt elongation employed employment etymology euphonic explain genitive Gesenius grammatical Greek guna guttural Herodotus imperf imperfect inflexion Insc inscriptions John king language Lassen Latin latter locative masc Median Median language modern Persian Nakhsh-i-Rustam nasal neuter noun observe occurs old Persian old Persian language Oriental Club Ormazd orthography Parthian participle particle passage Passim Pehlevi perhaps plur plural prefixed present primitive probably Professor pronominal pronoun remarks Right Honourable root Royal Asiatic Society Sanskrit Scythic Semitic sibilant signifying sing Society Strabo Street suffix suppose term termination theme translation Vedas Vedic verb vowel Westergaard word Zend Zend Avesta
Page 7 - THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE AFFAIRS OF INDIA. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COURT OF DIRECTORS OF THE HON. THE EAST INDIA COMPANY. Council. THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF AUCKLAND, GCB, President.
Page 57 - Greek av in av-6i, au-ro's, &c., and also the Sclavonic ovo. ,. 3 Bopp observes in his Comp. Gr. s. 231, (Eng. Edit. p. 245,) that "Neuters have in Zend, as in the kindred European languages, a short a for their termibut, in preference to supposing the sibilant to be elided as the first member of a compound...
Page xiii - The APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTIONS ; or, Canons of the Apostles, in Coptic ; with an English Translation by Dr.
Page 172 - ... have a termination, it is not that of the usual nominative, but they appear as neuters in the mere objective or accusative garb." I suspect, however, this so-called neuter termination to be absolutely identical with the prefixed Semitic article. the Sanskrit, Cuneiform, and Zend, (compare...
Page viii - To this happy system," said he, " now, I may venture to say, deeply cherished in the affections of the people, and revered as much as any of their oldest and dearest institutions, I do confidently ascribe this pleasing alteration ; and it may be boldly asserted that, while it continues to be administered with firmness and integrity, the British Government will hold an interest in the hearts of its Cingalese subjects, which the Portuguese and Dutch possessors of the island were never able to establish.
Page 179 - I come to consider the substantive stdnam. It only remains therefore to add, that as the verbal formations in aniya are used in almost every instance in the 1 Bopp (Comp. Gr., Eng. Ed., vo1. I., p. Ill,) assumes that the Sans, tishthdmi is a degradation of a primitive tasthdmi, and he explains the substitution of i for a, " on the ground that the reduplicative syllable, which is seeking generally for relief from weight, and therefore converting long into short vowels, may not mix up the heaviest...