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 - Indo-European Cognate Dictionary
Indo-European Cognate Dictionary

A new type of dictionary. An indispensable reference for language learners within the Indo-European language family, as well as for any who love words and want to deepen their understanding of English, or any of these other languages. This dictionary records words from 32 languages, covering eight of the nine living branches of the Indo-European language ‘tree’. These languages are English, Old English, Frisian, Dutch, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, Lithuanian, Latvian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Macedonian, Albanian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Persian, Pashto. Of these, the Germanic and Romance languages are covered far more completely and deeply, with nearly 32,000 of the 40,000 words in the dictionary belonging to these groups. The dictionary consists of two parts. The first part contains the pages for each Proto-Indo-European word (the root word), showing cognates in the chosen languages plus various descendants and derivatives. These pages are arranged thematically, allowing you to browse or study. Search is enabled by the second part to the dictionary, which contains a separate index for each language, telling you where to find each word.

  • ASIN: 1927166381
 - Portuguese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary
Portuguese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

With the help of a new free audio app, this revised and updated bilingual visual dictionary will help you improve your Portuguese vocabulary and pronunciation by seeing and hearing more than 7,000 terms.Full-color images with detailed labels display all the elements of everyday life--from the home and office to sports, music, nature, and the countries of the world--with boxed features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases. Current words and phrases are featured. This handy travel-sized guide also includes a detailed index for instant reference. The audio app, available for Apple (from the App Store) and Android (from Google Play), enables you to hear words and phrases spoken by native Portuguese speakers. Download the app and scan in the book's barcode. Once you've unlocked your book and downloaded the audio files, you can enter any page number to find the word or phrase you're looking for to help improve your pronunciation.

  • ASIN: 1465469206
 - Etymological Dictionary of Latin: And the Other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary)
Etymological Dictionary of Latin: And the Other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary)

A new etymological dictionary of the entire Latin lexicon of Indo-European origin, and of the inherited stock of the other ancient Italic languages, such as Oscan, Umbrian and South Picene.

  • Brand: Michiel de Vaan
  • ASIN: 9004321896
 - The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, Third Edition
The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, Third Edition

The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots traces over 13,000 words, representing nearly 1,350 basic roots, to their origins in Proto-Indo-European, the prehistoric ancestor of English. The dictionary includes an introductory essay by Dr. Calvert Watkins, explaining how it is possible to reconstruct the words of an ancient and unwritten language and describing what scholars have discovered about Proto-Indo-European culture. Interspersed throughout the body of the dictionary are Language and Culture notes that provide more detailed information on particularly interesting roots and the vocabulary derived from them. The Dictionary of Indo-European Roots is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the history of English and its place within the Indo-European language family.  

  • Brand: Houghton Mifflin
  • ASIN: 054754944X
  • UPC: 046442012683
 - Lonely Planet Portuguese Phrasebook & Dictionary
Lonely Planet Portuguese Phrasebook & Dictionary

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher If it's true that language is the door to a nation's soul, you might get a little closer to grasping the saudade - that melancholic longing for something (the 'Portuguese blues'), and its famous musical expression, fado - by having a go at speaking Portuguese. Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Lonely Planet Phrasebooks have been connecting travellers and locals for over a quarter of a century - our phrasebooks and mobile apps cover more than any other publisher! Order the right meal with our menu decoder Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary We make language easy with shortcuts, key phrases & common Q&As Feel at ease, with essential tips on culture & manners Coverage includes: Basics, Practical, Social, Safe Travel, Food! Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Robert Landon, and Anabela de Azevedo Teixeira Sobrinho. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world'...

  • ASIN: 1786574624
 - Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society
Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society

Since its publication in 1969, Émile Benveniste’s Vocabulaire—here in a new translation as the Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society—has been the classic reference for tracing the institutional and conceptual genealogy of the sociocultural worlds of gifts, contracts, sacrifice, hospitality, authority, freedom, ancient economy, and kinship. A comprehensive and comparative history of words with analyses of their underlying neglected genealogies and structures of signification—and this via a masterful journey through Germanic, Romance, Indo-Iranian, Latin, and Greek languages—Benveniste’s dictionary is a must-read for anthropologists, linguists, literary theorists, classicists, and philosophers alike. This book has famously inspired a wealth of thinkers, including Roland Barthes, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Pierre Bourdieu, Jacques Derrida, Umberto Eco, Giorgio Agamben, François Jullien, and many others. In this new volume, Benveniste’s masterpiece on the study of language and society finds new life for a new generation of scholars. As political fictions continue to separate and reify differences between European, Middle Eastern, and South Asian societies, Benveniste reminds us just how historically deep their interconnections are and that understanding the way...

  • ASIN: 0986132594
 - A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Dover Language Guides)
A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Dover Language Guides)

Due to its geographic isolation, Iceland possesses the purest of Scandinavian cultures. Even after 11 centuries, the modern Icelandic language is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language. Brought to Iceland during the 9th century by the Vikings (who invaded Britain during that same period), the language also influenced the development of modern English. Thus, a knowledge of Icelandic language is highly relevant to the study of English and British history. This volume, reprinted from a rare edition, will be indispensable in the study of the prose and poetry of Old Icelandic literature, which is regarded by many scholars as unrivaled among the literatures of medieval Europe.

  • ASIN: 0486434311
  • UPC: 800759434312
 - Portuguese: Learn Portuguese For Beginners Including Portuguese Grammar, Portuguese Short Stories and 1000+ Portuguese Phrases
Portuguese: Learn Portuguese For Beginners Including Portuguese Grammar, Portuguese Short Stories and 1000+ Portuguese Phrases

If you want to learn Portuguese fast and in a variety of fun ways that actually work then keep reading...Most people don't have a huge amount of extra time to spend learning a new language. Could you be one of them?You see, most people make the same mistakes when learning Portuguese and this is causing their progress to stagnate. The problem is that they are only sticking to a single way of learning Portuguese.But now, you can maximize your chances of learning Portuguese in less time compared to reading boring textbooks. Introducing: Portuguese: Learn Portuguese For Beginners Including Portuguese Grammar, Portuguese Short Stories and 1000+ Portuguese Phrases.This book includes 3 comprehensive Portuguese manuscripts in 1 book:Portuguese: An Essential Guide to Portuguese Language LearningPortuguese Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective Portuguese Learning for BeginnersPortuguese Phrase Book: The Ultimate Portuguese Phrase Book for Traveling in Portugal or Brazil Including Over 1000 Phrases for Accommodations, Eating, Traveling, Shopping, and MoreNot only will you learn grammar, but you'll also increase comprehension and grow your Portuguese vocabulary while enjoying yourself.Here's just a glimpse of what you will learn in part 1 of this book:AdverbsPronounsA...

  • ASIN: B07FLB18TB
 - Portuguese Audio Course (Collins Easy Learning Audio Course) (English and Portuguese Edition)
Portuguese Audio Course (Collins Easy Learning Audio Course) (English and Portuguese Edition)

This audio course is the perfect companion for vacations and business trips in Portugal. It's easy to use—fast, flexible and portable; easy to follow—just listen and speak; and easy to learn—no complex grammar. It teaches you key words for the most important situations and lets you expand your language through a variety of activities. You choose whether to focus on learning the essentials or to progress to some more challenging activities—so whether you’re a beginner, or you want to refresh and build upon your existing knowledge, you can become confident in Portuguese without even having to pick up a pen.

  • ASIN: 000820568X
 - The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

There are no direct records of the original Indo-European speech. By comparing the vocabularies of its various descendants, however, it is possible to reconstruct the basic Indo-European roots with considerable confidence. In The Origins of English Words, Shipley catalogues these proposed roots and follows the often devious, always fascinating, process by which some of their offshoots have grown.Anecdotal, eclectic, and always enthusiastic, The Origins of English Words is a diverting expedition beyond linguistics into literature, history, folklore, anthropology, philosophy, and science.

  • Brand: Brand: The Johns Hopkins University Press
  • ASIN: 0801867843
 - Berlitz Language: West European Phrase Book & Dictionary: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Greek, Turkish (Berlitz Phrasebooks)
Berlitz Language: West European Phrase Book & Dictionary: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Greek, Turkish (Berlitz Phrasebooks)

This brand new multi-language phrase book will ensure you travel throughout Western Europe with ease. The languages featured are: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Greek and Turkish. A new addition to the best-selling phrase book series, it features a fresh, crisp design with vivid color photography, eye-catching color-coding, and user-generated content. Sections such as “Food and Drink”, “Sightseeing” and “Getting Around” provide words and phrases you’ll need in everyday situations, and there’s lots of useful information on the people, culture and attractions, so you can get the most out of your trip. Up-to-date content includes essential phrases such as “What is the WiFi password?”, “I’ll put the pictures on Facebook”, “Where can I charge my phone?” and much more. You’ll never be lost for words with a Berlitz phrase book.

  • ASIN: 1780044496
 - A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Prometheus Edition: Proto-Indo-European grammar & dictionary with reference to 'Engineer' language of Prometheus/Alien/Predator universe
A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Prometheus Edition: Proto-Indo-European grammar & dictionary with reference to 'Engineer' language of Prometheus/Alien/Predator universe

A Grammar of Modern Indo-European is a complete reference guide to a living Indo-European language. It contains a comprehensive description of Proto-Indo-European grammar, and offers an analysis of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction from its descendant languages. Written in a fresh and accessible style, and illustrated with maps, figures and tables, this book focusses on the real patterns of use of Late Indo-European. The book is well organised and is filled with full, clear explanations of areas of confusion and difficulty. It also contains an extensive English - Indo-European, Indo-European - English vocabulary, as well as detailed etymological notes, designed to provide readers with an easy access to the information they require. An essential reference source for the student of Indo-European as a learned and living language, this work will appeal to students of languages, classics, and the ancient world, as well as to general readers interested in the history of language, and in speaking the direct ancestor of the world's largest language family. In this special Prometheus edition, the language of the Engineers is fully analysed with texts from the original script, and its features are explained as another Proto-Indo-European dialect, relating ...

  • ASIN: 148004976X
 - Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary
Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary

Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's zainetto.

  • Brand: Avalon Travel Publishing
  • ASIN: 1612382010
 - Portuguese: An Essential Guide to Portuguese Language Learning
Portuguese: An Essential Guide to Portuguese Language Learning

Learn Portuguese with Ease!Maybe you’re starting from scratch, or maybe you already have a basic knowledge of Portuguese. In either case, this book will fit you perfectly because not only does it presents basic information aimed at beginners, but it also offers some more advanced grammar content.If learning Portuguese is something you’ve been delaying for a while or if you simply never had the opportunity to learn it, wait no more. This book is here to help you. Portuguese: An Essential Guide to Portuguese Language Learning is for those who want an easy-to-follow guide that will make learning the Portuguese language both fun and simple. This book is specifically created for travelers, students, and businesspeople who visit Portuguese-speaking countries.The topics covered in this book include:Getting to know the Portuguese languageAdverbsPronounsAdjectivesPrepositionsPortuguese VerbsConjunctionsUseful expressions and vocabularyAnd Much More!Get the book now so you can start learning Portuguese today!

  • ASIN: 1717546994
 - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment

Council of Europe This book contains descriptor scales which describe the linguistic skills needed by language learners to become competent speakers of another language.

  • ASIN: 0521005310
 - Focloir Poca: English-Irish Irish-English Dictionary
Focloir Poca: English-Irish Irish-English Dictionary

Updated 2016 edition

  • ASIN: 1857910478
 - Franklin TWE-118 5-Language European Translator/Travel Ace
Franklin TWE-118 5-Language European Translator/Travel Ace

  • Color: One Color
  • Brand: Franklin Electronic Publishers
  • ASIN: B00006RSUL
  • UPC: 084793992889
 - Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary) (English and Germanic Languages Edition)
Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary) (English and Germanic Languages Edition)

The Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic traces back the Germanic lexicon to its Indo-European foundations and forms a landmark study of Proto-Germanic phonology, morphology and derivation.

  • ASIN: 900418340X

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