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By Carlos Quiles

A Grammar of recent Indo-European is an entire reference consultant to a contemporary, revived Indo-European language. It features a finished description of Proto-Indo-European grammar and provides an research of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction. Written in a clean and available sort, this ebook specializes in the genuine styles of use in a contemporary Europe's Indo-European language.The e-book is easily prepared and is stuffed with complete, transparent causes of components of misunderstanding and hassle. it is also an intensive index, thesaurus of linguistic phrases and numbered paragraphs designed to supply readers easy accessibility to the knowledge they require. a vital reference resource for the learner and consumer of Indo-European, this publication often is the normal paintings for years yet to come.

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Proxumae Figure 25. Forum inscription in viciniae, domī, carthagini, Osc. ) and an Latin, written boustrophedon Instrumental (cf. Columna Rostrata Lat. pugnandod, marid, naualid, etc, Osc. ). About forms different from original Genitives and Datives, compare Genitive (Lapis Satricanus:) popliosio valesiosio (the type in –ī is also very old, Segomaros –i), and Dative (Praeneste Fibula:) numasioi, (Lucius Cornelius Scipio Epitaph:) quoiei. As Rome extended its political dominion over the whole of the Italian Peninsula, so too did Latin become dominant over the other Italic languages, which ceased to be spoken perhaps sometime in the 1st century AD.

Sibi ipsi. Venetic had about six or even seven noun cases and four conjugations (similar to Latin). tos. < libertus) or Etruscan. Many of them show a clear Indo-European origin, such as Ven. vhraterei < PIE bhraterei, ―to the brother‖. In Venetic, PIE stops bh, dh and gh developed to /f/, /f/ and /h/, respectively, in word-initial position (as in Latin and Osco-Umbrian), but to /b/, /d/ and /g/, respectively, in word-internal intervowel position (as in Latin). For Venetic, at least the developments of bh and dh are clearly attested.

Y- 'who, which' to signal relative clauses) and a common SOV word order. Other, less obvious correspondences are suggested, such as the IndoEuropean plural marker *-es (or *-s in the accusative plural *-m̥-s) and its Uralic counterpart *-t. This same word-final assibilation of *-t to *-s may also be present in Indo-European second-person singular *-s in comparison with Uralic second-person singular *-t. Compare, within Indo-European itself, *-s second-person singular injunctive, *-si second-person singular present indicative, *-tHa second-person singular perfect, *-te second-person plural present indicative, *tu 'you' (singular) nominative, *tei 'to you' (singular) enclitic pronoun.

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