Essays Tagged: "Indo-European languages"

Colin Renfrew

heories of language today. The Agricultural Theory is the spread of culture that diffused the Proto-Indo-European language through Europe. This meant that the source area of the ancient language would ... Turkey. The horse had been domesticated and the wheel was in use. The Conquest Theory was the Proto-Indo-European homeland source, it lay somewhere north of the Black Sea in the vast steppes of presen ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An examination of the article "Cladistic analysis of languages: Indo-European classification based on lexicostatistical data"

haracters (synapomorphies)" (Freeman, 2001). A paper was found on "cladistic analysis of languages: Indo-European classification based on lexicostatistical data," by examining this article a better un ... adistic methods to infer language trees" (Rexova, 2003).This study focuses on "the phylogeny of the Indo-European (IE) language family reconstructed by application of the cladistic methodology to the ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vocab 10

alian carnaggio, from Medieval Latin carn ticum, meat, from Latin car , carn-, flesh. See sker-1 in Indo-European Roots.Sentence - The war was a big carnage, there were dead bodies everywhere.Incarnat ... en, from Late Latin allevi re, allevi t-, to lighten : Latin ad-, ad- + levis, light; see legwh- in Indo-European Roots.Sentnece - I was alleviated off the ground.Levity - n. pl.Definition - Lightness ...

(1 pages) 435 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Fall of the Latin Language

Latin, a descendant of the Indo-European languages, is believed to have originated in the II century BC (Sánchez). Accor ...

(5 pages) 2104 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Latin Language & Literature

On Euphemisms

has revealed traces of taboo deformations in many languages. Several are known to have occurred in Indo-European, including the original Indo-European words for bear (*rktos), wolf (*wlkwos), and dee ... al Indo-European words for bear (*rktos), wolf (*wlkwos), and deer (originally, hart). In different Indo-European languages, each of these words has a difficult etymology because of taboo deformations ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar


(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Art Essays