An analysis of the languages of the western world

The Church founded many cathedralsuniversitiesmonasteries and seminariessome of which continue to exist today. This included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, improved efficiency of water powerthe increasing use of steam powerand the development of machine tools.

While dance, music, visual art, story-telling, and architecture are human universals, they are expressed in the West in certain characteristic ways. Finally I will add that learning the Ewe language could be to the advantage of linguistics.

A number of proposals have been made regarding the immediate relationships of the Central Pacific languages; the majority of these suggest a grouping of Central Pacific with certain languages in central and northern Vanuatu, but these proposals remain controversial.

Abhandlungen der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Prehistoric inferences from subgrouping The view, current from roughly tothat Melanesia is the area of greatest linguistic diversity in Austronesian and that the Austronesian homeland therefore must have been in Melanesia has been shown to be inconsistent both with the comparative method of linguistics and with archaeological indications that Austronesian speakers entered the western Pacific from island Southeast Asia about bce.

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The remaining Austronesian languages are about equally divided among Indonesia including the western half of the large island of New Guinea and the Pacific islands of MelanesiaMicronesiaand Polynesia. The United States Constitution Coming into the modern erathe historical understanding of the East-West contrast—as the opposition of Christendom to its geographical neighbors—began to weaken.

Material dating from this time is written in any of several South Indian scripts. Fourteen of the 21 or 22 Austronesian languages spoken by the pre-Chinese aboriginal population of Taiwan also called Formosa survive. Preliminary descriptions exist only for Buli of Halmahera and Numfor-Biak and Waropen of western New Guinea; most of the languages are known only from short word lists.

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In the first half of the 19th century Boppwho was a distinguished Indo-Europeanist, became convinced of the relationship of Indo-European to Austronesian. It is widely considered the preeminent work in Italian literature[87] and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.

If you can spare the time, please browse through your bibliographies and add missing translations. Siraya and Favorlang, which are now extinct, are attested from fairly extensive religious texts compiled by missionaries during the Dutch occupation of southwestern Taiwan — The first true systematizer in the Austronesian field was the Swiss scholar Renward Brandstetter, whose work in the period —15 led to the reconstruction of a complete sound system for what he called Original Indonesian and the compilation of a very preliminary comparative dictionary.

The linguistic evidence suggests a steady southward and eastward movement, with Austronesian speakers moving around the northern coast of New Guinea into the western Pacific about bce.

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Together with the edition by Harrison and Watanabe in the same volume pp. Luk, Charles The Heart Sutra. It is now widely agreed, following the pioneering thesis of the Norwegian linguist Otto Christian Dahl, that Madagascar was settled by immigrants from southeastern Borneo sometime between the 7th and 13th centuries ce.

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Classical Greek learning was also subsumed, preserved and elaborated in the rising Eastern world, which gradually supplanted Roman-Byzantine control as a dominant cultural-political force. Hindu-Buddhist polities, based on Indian concepts of the state, arose in parts of the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra during the first few centuries of the Christian era and somewhat later in Java.

It is generally agreed that these and the later Arabic and Persian loanwords that are found in Philippine languages were transmitted through the medium of Malay. The study of canon lawthe legal system of the Catholic Church, fused with that of Roman law to form the basis of the refounding of Western legal scholarship.The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

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With approximately 1, members, the Austronesian language family includes about one-fifth of the world’s languages. Only the Niger-Congo family of Africa approaches it in number of languages, although both the Indo-European and Sino-Tibetan language families have considerably more speakers.

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