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Aryan Word-Building

George O. Holbrooke

Shows us how words are built, their orgins, etc, using the Sanskrit language and the Indo-European language.

An Australian Language as Spoken by the Awabakal

L. E. Threlkeld

An Australian Language As Spoken By The Awabakal, The People Of Awaba Of Lake Macquarie (Near Newcastle, New South Wales) Being An Account Of Their Language, Traditions, And Customs. From the Editors Preface: ‘This volume is issued by the Government of New South Wales, as a record of the language of native tribes that are rapidly disappearing…

A Collection of Hieroglyphs

A Collection of Hieroglyphs

F. L. Griffith

Chapters include; Preliminary Note on the Transliteration of Egyptian; Table of the Egyptian Alphabet; Previous Work on the Hieroglyphic Signs; and Powers of the Signs, History of their Employment.

Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics With Sign List

Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics With Sign List

E. A. Wallis Budge

This book is a beginner’s manual of the Egyptian hieroglyphic inscription. It contains a short account of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics, and a sketch of the hieroglyphic system of writing and of the general principles which underlie the use of picture signs to express thought. The main facts of Egyptian grammar…

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary Vol 1

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary Vol 1

E. A. Wallis Budge

With an index of English words, King list, and geographical lists with indexes, list of hieroglyphic characters and coptic and semitic alphabets, this massive tome from the Egyptian expert, E. A. Wallis Budge, is a dream for someone who is interested in ancient Egyptian texts. Contains about 25,000 words and terms.

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary Vol 2

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary Vol 2

E. A. Wallis Budge

Volume 2. With an index of English words, King list, and geographical lists with indexes, list of hieroglyphic characters and coptic and semitic alphabets, this massive tome from the Egyptian expert, E. A. Wallis Budge, is a dream for someone who is interested in ancient Egyptian texts. Contains about 25,000 words and terms.

An Egyptian Reading Book

An Egyptian Reading Book

E. A. Wallis Budge

This is exactly what the title says: An Egyptian Reading Book. The catch being that in order to read it, you need to be Egyptian. And by Egyptian, I mean Ancient Egyptian. Or someone who is well versed in hieroglyphs. Apart from the Preface and the footnotes, this entire book is written in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Which doesn’t…

An Elementary Grammar

An Elementary Grammar

A. H. Sayce

An Elementary Grammar, with full Syllabary and Progressive Reading Book of the Assyrian Language in the Cuneiform type.

A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese

A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese

Basil Hall Chamberlain

As the title says, this is a learning tool for those wishing to learn colloquial Japanese. Chapters cover Pronunciation and Letter Changes, nouns, pronouns, post-position, numerals, adjectives, verbs, and syntax. It also includes short phrases and easy questions and answers.

Languages of India Including Aboriginal Tribes of Bengal

George Campbell

In this work, Campbell presents a survey of the diverse languages of India, using material obtained usually by British army officers trained by Campbell to collect ‘specimens’ in the course of their normal work. The tabular material is presented with the English words or phrases in one column and their equivalent in the Indian language…

A Lecture on the Study of Comparative Philology

A Lecture on the Study of Comparative Philology

A. H. Sayce

It is with a certain feeling of diffidence that I come before you to-day. The place which I now occupy has been occupied so often, and so much more worthily, by one of those masters and moulders of words who can throw the charm of interest and eloquence over the driest and most technical of questions, that I cannot help fearing…

Materials for a Sumerian Lexicon

John Dyneley Prince

Materials For A Sumerian Lexicon, Letters A-Z, followed by a reference-glossary of Assyrian words. Chapters include: The Vocabulary and Phonetic System of Sumerian; and, The Sumerian Pronominal and Verbal Systems.

On Traces of an Indefinite Article in Assyrian

On Traces of an Indefinite Article in Assyrian

R. Campbell Thompson

Taken from the Preface: ‘In the following pages will be found between thirty and forty extracts from passages in the cuneiform texts, and written both in Babylonian and Assyrian, in which this phenomenon occurs. I have verified every extract with the original documents, where such are preserved in the British. Museum…

A Phonetic Dictionary of the English Language

Hermann Michaelis

Exactly what it says in the title, this is indeed a phonetic dictionary. The English language is notoriously weird, so if you’re looking for help on how to say those words that don’t quite appear what they seem (knight, psychology, etc), then this may be the book you have been looking for. If not, it’s still a pretty cool book to have…

A Scot’s Dialect Dictionary

Alexander Warrack

A Scot’s Dialect Dictionary, Comprising The Words In Use From The Latter Part Of The Seventeenth Century To The Present Day. Basically what it says on the tin; a dictionary of Scottish words.

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