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action Adjectives Adverbs Affix Agglutinative languages belonging checked vowel Clause Compound connote consonant construction Copula daru Definite Locative Definite Present Demonstrative denotes motion denoting living desinences Direct Dual and Plural Enate English Ente equivalent exist expressed formative elements function Future Genitive Hence Hindi honang horo Imperfect Impersonal implies inanimate objects Indefinite Indeterminate Tense Indirect Objects Indirect Pronominal Objects Indirect Reciprocal inserted Intransitive Predicates kaji link-word literally means miad Mood Mundari Mundas nddo Noun division Noun or Pronoun Nouns and Pronouns Nouns denoting Organic languages Passive Perfect Tense Person Singular Personal Pronouns plough Postpositions preceded principal proposition Pronominal Subjects Ranchi Reciprocal Voice reduplicated Reflexive Voice relation rendered root sadom sentence servant signify Simple Past Singbonga stand Subj taeken takes the Suffix Tense-form Tense-suffix thee thou Transitive and Intransitive Transitive or Intransitive tree v.gr Verb village Voice vowel 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 ii - 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.