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abstract action added Adjectives Adverbs Affix agent become belonging cause Clause complete compounds conceived concept Conditional connote considered consonant construction Continuative Copula corresponding Definite Demonstrative denoting Direct distinct Dual elements English Ente equivalent exist expressed fact feel frequently function Future gave give given Hence horo horse immediately Imperfect Impersonal implies Indefinite Indicative Indirect Objects inserted Intransitive Predicates kind king languages literally living look manner means mind Mood motion Mundari Mundas nature never Nouns Nouns denoting obtained Organic original particular Passive Past Perfect perform Personal Pronouns Plural position Possessive Postpositions preceded Present primary Pronominal Subjects proposition relation remain rendered rest root rule sentence servant signified Simple Singular sometimes space stand strike Suffix Tense Tense-form Tense-suffix thee thou Transitive tree v.gr Verb village Voice vowel whereas words denoting yonder
Page xvii - Mundari, according to him, are of great functional elasticity; they are of vague signifying power; they generally do not by themselves connote the manner in which the mind conceives the thing signified; that connotation is generally left to the context of the proposition or the circumstances under which it is uttered.
Page 130 - To this class belong (1) propositions stating general principles or universal truths ; (2) propositions stating customs and habits not yet extinct, as well as regularly recurring actions and events.
Page xlvi - Mundari: ....all the purely logical relations, viz., those between subject and predicate as well as those between the predicate and its objects, are welded together into one polysyllabic word, and this word constitutes the whole proposition as such. Additional words which may be met with are mere explanations of either the pronominal subject, or the predicate, or the pronominal direct and indirect objects.
Page liv - Adrerl, etc., must be understood to denote, not word-forms, but simply grammatical functions. Clause never denotes a subordinate proposition with a Subject and Predicate of its own, but merely a compound word with or without additional wordi which stand as mere Qualificatives or Modificators or Expansions of either Subject or Predicate.
Page xvii - ... every Mundari root, whether predicative or demonstrative, may perform at least two functions, viz., (a) its own primary function ; (b) the function of a Transitive or an Intransitive Verb.
Page i - Hence names of trades, products, and implements belonging to a somewhat advanced culture are not to be met with in the purely Mundari vocabulary.
Page xliii - This happens whenever the speaker intends directly to point out, not the state, office or occupation denoted by the Noun, but the individuality of the person who happens to be in that state or office.