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Deep Roots: Illuminations in Etymology By Frank Marrero
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Etymology of key words, especially those dealing with profundities of the human condition and the deepest meanings therein.
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
Roots: Neo-hieroglyphs By Anand Madhu
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Using pictures, this book details the fundamental consonant roots of the Proto-Indo-European language, an ancient language (of sounds) well-known as the parent of all modern languages. Most... More > "nouns" (labels for objects) are composed of roots which derive from the names of ancient entities, deities or factions. For example, "Good" and "Guide" can be defined as sticky labels, originally characterizations of items associated with a certain God (well, self-evidently), and it is thus that they got their names [GD]... and so it is for most nouns. Most elegantly, the names of the ancient entities have become the roots of the P-I-E language, whose structural influence even now underlies the world's languages! A noun's roots reveal such ancient entities (deities, heroes, and/or factions) which were most characteristically associated with the respective object. Knowing these roots helps identify the broad logical significance of nearly every noun (names of modern entities most importantly), familiar or foreign.< Less
A Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words By Tim Williams
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Have you ever wondered where scientific words and names come from? Why are honey bees known as ‘Apis mellifera’, why is a daisy known as ‘Bellis perennis'? If you are curious about... More > words you can use this book to find out exactly what ‘artiodactyl’ means, what an ‘ectoloph’ is and where you can find ‘Cantium’. There are over 12,800 entries, plus directions for using the word-roots, pronunciation rules, guidance for constructing scientific names and general principles of transliteration. Additionally there are appendices listing the adjectival forms of geographical names; some common terms for animals, plants and structures, activities and habitats; shapes, sizes, colors, textures, patterns, numbers, quantity, direction and location, parts of the year and chemical elements. This dictionary will be especially useful to students from many fields and particularly those from medical and biological backgrounds, as well as being a valuable addition to any reference collection. www.trw-books.com< Less
Is That What It Means? III By Max Oppenheimer, jr.
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A stimulating and challenging collection of previously published newspaper columns on language. Revised and updated, the content of this delightful collection explores etymological relationships,... More > with scholarly accuracy, from the unique perspective of the author, who is fluent in English, French, German, Spanish, and Russian. Explores many fascinating linguistic issues related to meaning and the nature of language, in addition to its extensive etymological purview.< Less
The Dhatupatha of Panini - An Elucidation By Ashwini Kumar Aggarwal
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Sanskrit is a language that flows from time immemorial; it originates in natural sounds and finds its way in many spoken languages Today. This book presents the traditional Dhatupatha of Panini in... More > Devnagari script, with a measure of Elucidation. It serves as a handy reference in understanding the Roots of the Language from where Verbs, Nouns and all words are derived. Serious students and Academicians shall find learning Sanskrit enjoyable. The book can very well find its way to Schools and Colleges where Sanskrit is being taught. Its Chanting Section caters to primary learners. The English Meaning Section has a universal appeal and shall benefit any Library. The Short Dhatu Identity shows any Dhatu's characteristics at a glance. The Main Dhatupatha containing Accents and iii/1 Verb Rupas, in the traditional order of Panini, is what the committed scholar really needs. Finally, an Alphabetical Dhatu Index, that is well formatted, enhances the book immensely.< Less
The Dhatupatha of Panini - An Elucidation By Ashwini Kumar Aggarwal
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Sanskrit is a language that flows from time immemorial; it originates in natural sounds and finds its way in many spoken languages Today. This book presents the traditional Dhatupatha of Panini in a... More > structured format with a measure of Elucidation. Serious students and Academicians shall find learning Sanskrit enjoyable and a practical reality. It serves as a handy reference in understanding the Roots of the Language from where Verbs, Nouns and all words are derived. The book can very well find its way to Schools and Colleges where Sanskrit is being taught. Its Chanting Section caters to primary learners. The English Meaning Section has a universal appeal and shall benefit any Library. The Short Dhatu Identity shows any Dhatu's characteristics at a glance. The Main Dhatupatha containing Accents and iii/1 Verb Rupas, in the traditional order of Panini, is what the committed scholar really needs. Finally, an Alphabetical Dhatu Index, that is well formatted, enhances the book immensely.< Less
Reformed Egyptian and Its Decipherment By Daniel Deleanu
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Dr. Daniel Deleanu’s book is an objective study of the original language of the Book of Mormon, which he has reconstructed starting from his own “Rosetta Stone,” namely the... More > controversial "Anthon Transcript", which he proves to be absolutely authentic, and the so-called "Ferrini Lead Fragment", a tiny piece from a scroll found in Israel that once belonged to Bruce Ferrini, the antiquities dealer who put on the market the Gospel of Judas. Dr. Deleanu clearly evinces Reformed Egyptian’s Semitic roots and, through etymological research, its connections with Paleo-Hebrew, with the script it borrowed from Egypt, and, possibly, with several Mesoamerican languages. Dr. Deleanu is an independent researcher who is not affiliated in any way with the LDS Church or any other religious institution.< Less
Reformed Egyptian Grammar: Volume 1 - Morphology By Daniel Deleanu
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The first volume of the "Reformed Egyptian Grammar" by Daniel Deleanu, PhD, is an objective study of the original language of the Book of Mormon, which he has reconstructed starting from... More > his own “Rosetta Stone,” namely the controversial "Anthon Transcript," which he proves to be absolutely authentic, and the so-called "Ferrini Lead Fragment," a tiny piece from a scroll found in Israel that once belonged to Bruce Ferrini, the antiquities dealer who put on the market the Gospel of Judas. Dr. Deleanu clearly evinces Reformed Egyptian’s Semitic roots and, through etymological research, its connections with Paleo-Hebrew, with the script it borrowed from Egypt, and, possibly, with several Mesoamerican languages. Dr. Deleanu, who holds a doctorate magna cum laude in philology (the study of ancient languages and literatures) is an independent researcher who is not affiliated in any way with the LDS Church or any other religious institution.< Less

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