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Romance & Etymology By Aubree Ard
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Tutelo (Yesanechi) Etymological Lexicon By William Meuse
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After lying dormant for near 100 years, the Tutelo language (Yesanechi) is once again being revitalised into the 21st century, with considerable interest in exploring the grammar to be found among... More > today's Virginia Natives, as well as others of all backgrounds. Spoken by Siouan tribes in VA and WV between ca. 1270 and 1740, it was also widely used as a trade language by neighboring tribes of other linguistic stocks. Afterward, when the Tutelo joined the Iroquois Confederacy, it continued to be heard in the US and Canada into the 1900s. Tutelo features a rich verbal tense system, adding to evidence that it is probably the oldest member of the Siouan family. This Lexicon is perfect for students wishing to increase vocabulary, as well as those trying to get to the roots of Tutelo. Vol. 2 in the Virginia Language Series.< Less
Tutelo (Yesanechi) Etymological Lexicon By William Meuse
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After lying dormant for near 100 years, the Tutelo language (Yesanechi) is once again being revitalised into the 21st century, with considerable interest in exploring the grammar to be found among... More > today's Virginia Natives, as well as others of all backgrounds. Spoken by Siouan tribes in VA and WV between ca. 1270 and 1740, it was also widely used as a trade language by neighboring tribes of other linguistic stocks. Afterward, when the Tutelo joined the Iroquois Confederacy, it continued to be heard in the US and Canada into the 1900s. Tutelo features a rich verbal tense system, adding to evidence that it is probably the oldest member of the Siouan family. This Lexicon is perfect for students wishing to increase vocabulary, as well as those trying to get to the roots of Tutelo. Vol. 2 in the Virginia Language Series.< Less
The Etymology of Chinese 辰 Chén By Richard S Cook
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This edition presents for the first time the original full-size laser master of Richard Cook’s 1995 LTBA 18.2 monograph. In this typographically complex and copiously illustrated study, the... More > original signification of the Chinese 辰 chén pictogram is demonstrated from graphic, semantic, and phonological perspectives. On the basis of an examination of the extant Chinese material from all historical periods, it is shown that the 辰 chén sign is in fact a representation of a scorpion in striking position as seen in profile. It is shown that this representation bears directly upon the once vigorous traditions relating to the ancient equinoctial position of the star Antares in the Breast of the Celestial Scorpion. And though certain stellar concepts betray the likelihood of an early (pre-OBI) Sino-Mesopotamian relation (stimulus diffusion), these concepts nevertheless took peculiar Chinese form, such that it is possible to demonstrate the cognacy of Chinese 辰 chén and ‘scorpion’ words in Sino-Tibetan.< Less
Isidore of Seville's ETYMOLOGIES By Priscilla Throop
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Isidore of Seville's ETYMOLOGIES By Priscilla Throop
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Encyclopedic work of Isidore of Seville, now in a hardback edition of one volume.
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol 2 By Priscilla Throop
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Hardcover edition of volume two of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies, books XI-XX plus Index of Latin words.
Isidore's Etymologies: Hardcover Edition, Vol I By Priscilla Throop
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This "encyclopedia" by the seventh century bishop of Seville, an important source for the history of intellectual culture in the early middle ages, gathers together the elements of secular... More > learning and adds a great deal of ecclesiastical information. Its wide use in medieval education is attested by the more than a thousand extant manuscripts, second only to the number of manuscripts of the Bible.Isidore sets out the etymology or "true meaning" of words - to him, the fundamental means to all knowledge.< Less
Through Thine Own Eyes - An Etymology of You By Sam G. Gaines
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Pivoting around my son Joshua, this book correlates a series of descendant reports that includes families of Bomba, Bonsal, Gam (Gaines), Houston, Kennedy, Maverick, Nans (Nance), Pennebecker... More > (Pennypacker), Place, Story, Swier, Von Popel and many many more. This 500+ page book includes a 60 page detail Name Index of nearly 5,000 names to reference back into the study. This is a great book to keep as reference – lest we forget.< Less
Through Thine Own Eyes - An Etymology of You By Sam G. Gaines
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Pivoting around my son Joshua, this book correlates a series of descendant reports that includes families of Bomba, Bonsal, Gam (Gaines), Houston, Kennedy, Maverick, Nans (Nance), Pennebecker... More > (Pennypacker), Place, Story, Swier, Von Popel and many many more. This 500+ page book includes a 60 page detail Name Index of nearly 5,000 names to reference back into the study. This is a great book to keep as reference – lest we forget.< Less