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The origin of language and nations, 1764.

by Rowland Jones

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Published by Scolar Press in Menston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Etymology.

  • Edition Notes

    Facsimile of 1st ed., London, J. Hughes, 1764.

    SeriesEnglish linguistics, 1500-1800; a collection of facsimile reprints; no. 355
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP101 .J64 1764a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[412] p.
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5464705M
    ISBN 100854178716
    LC Control Number73167466

    of the book, tracing the history of the language from prehistoric Indo-European days through Old English, Middle English, and early Modern English up to the present time. The final three chapters deal with vocabulary—the meaning, making, and borrowing of words. The only language an African American often knows is the language he/she was taught. In this case ‘black’ does not denote a national origin. Negro -You are not a Negro or colored person because these words were used in a derogatory manner that humiliated the dark skin people and also the word does not denote a national origin or.

    National language is a driving force behind unity of the nation’s people, and makes them distinct from other nations – provided you give your language respect. Giving respect to your national language means that it should be one’s primary language, as well as the preferred source of . Theories of the origin of language are first discussed from a linguistic point of view in secular writing. Evolution had less effect on linguistics than on other social sciences, yet history shows that secondary effects were felt. No true link has ever been found with animal communication.

    I do have to point out that while I have found Merritt Ruhlen's The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue a very enlightening and at times very much enjoyable reading experience, I also have not really found the book all that linguistically convincing. Now I do and fully admit that I am NOT a professional linguist by any stretch of the imagination/5(19). Portuguese owes its importance—as the second Romance language (after Spanish) in terms of numbers of speakers—largely to its position as the language of Brazil, where in the early 21st century some million people spoke Portugal, the language’s country of origin.


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