Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1849 - Asia
 

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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 v - IN THE CHAIR. THE following Report of the Council was read by the HONORARY SECRETARY...
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...

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