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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 226 pages of information about Language.

Note.  Italicized entries are names of languages or groups of languages.

A

Abbreviation of stem,
Accent, stress,
  as grammatical process,
  importance of,
  metrical value of
“Accent,”
“Adam’s apple,”
Adjective,
Affixation,
Affixing languages,
African languages, pitch in,
Agglutination,
Agglutinative languages,
Agglutinative-fusional,
Agglutinative-isolating,
Algonkin languages (N.  Amer.),
Alpine race,
Analogical leveling,
Analytic tendency,
Angles,
Anglo-Saxon,
Anglo-Saxon: 
  culture,
  race,
Annamite (S.E.  Asia),
Apache (N.  Amer.),
Arabic,
Armenian,
Art,
  language as,
  transferability of,
Articulation: 
  ease of,
  types of, drift toward,
Articulations: 
  laryngeal,
  manner of consonantal,
  nasal,
  oral,
  place of consonantal,
  vocalic,
Aryan.  See Indo-European
Aspect,
Association of concepts and speech elements,
Associations fundamental to speech,
Athabaskan languages (N.  Amer.),
Athabaskans, cultures of,
Attic dialect,
Attribution,
Auditory cycle in language,
Australian culture,
Avestan,

B

Bach,
Baltic race,
Bantu languages (Africa),
Bantus,
Basque (Pyrenees),
Bengali (India),
Berber.  See Hamitic
Bohemians,
Bontoc Igorot (Philippines),
Borrowing, morphological,
Borrowing, word,
  phonetic adaptation in,
  resistances to,
Breton,
Bronchial tubes,
Browning,
Buddhism, influence of,
Burmese,
Bushman (S.  Africa),
Bushmen,

C

Cambodgian (S.E.  Asia),
Carlyle,
Carrier (British Columbia),
Case,
  See Attribution; Object; Personal relations; Subject
Case-system, history of,
Caucasus, languages of,
Celtic.  See Celts.
Celtic languages,
Celts,
  Brythonic,
“Cerebral” articulations,
Chaucer, English of,
Chimariko (N.  California),
Chinese
  absence of affixes,
  analytic character,
  attribution,
  compounds,
  grammatical concepts illustrated,
  influence,
  “inner form,”,
  pitch accent,
  radical words,
  relational use of material words,
  sounds,
  stress,
  structure,
  style,
  survivals, morphological,
  symbolism,
  verse,
  word duplication,
  word order,
Chinook (N.  Amer.),
Chipewyan (N.  Amer.),
  C. Indians,
Chopin,
Christianity, influence of,
Chukchi,

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