He also introduced innovations in orthography and grammar.
Probably his greatest service to scholarship is this analysis of the principles of orthography in Latin.
The translator's copy is written in not less than five hands, differing in orthography and.
Dylan's been working really hard to improve his orthography and grammar for English class.
In my Spanish class we study everything from classic literature to the specifics of orthography.
Ephthalite is the usual orthography, but Hephthalite is perhaps more correct.
Mastering of orthography is important for appearing intelligent in daily written communication.
He devoted attention to questions of Latin orthography, and is said to have been the first to introduce shorthand writing in Latin.
Our English-language curriculum includes rigorous orthography study every year through the eighth grade.
The orthography and the quantity of the penultimate vowel of Cenomani have given rise to discussion.
The origin of the name Vaygach is as dubious as its orthography; it has been held to be Dutch (waaien, to blow, and gat, a strait, hence "windy strait") or Russian, in which case it is probably a surname.
Rumanian orthography remained in a transitional state throughout the 19th century.
Magalhaes Gandavo printed some rules on orthography in 1574.
The Malagasy had never invented for themselves a written character, and had consequently no manuscripts, inscriptions or books, until their language was reduced to writing, and its orthography settled by English missionaries.
But there are two tests of a more objective character that may be used - orthography, and indication of lacunae or other faults in his exemplar.
He paid especial attention to orthography, and sought to differentiate the meanings of cases of like ending by distinctive marks (the apex to indicate a long vowel is attributed to him).
The publication of this paper was followed in 1906 by the adoption of a uniform system of Sesuto orthography.
His two newspapers, the Illyrian National Gazette and the Danica Ilirska (Illyrian Daystar) provided a literary focus for the rising generation; while his reform of Croat orthography, planned on parallel lines with Vuk Karadzic's epochmaking philological work in Serbia, assured to modern SerboCroat literature a definitely unitary development.
In the colophon also the compiler (as he calls himself) excuses the errors of orthography.
Under his name two fragments are extant - the longer from his work on orthography (De orthographia), the shorter (chiefly on the use of prepositions) from another grammatical work.
Thus, HroXucuoi is spelt Ptwrmys, Antoninus, Ntnynws or Intnyns, &c. &c. Much earlier, throughout the New Kingdom, a special syllabic orthography, in which the alphabetic signs for the consonants are generally replaced by groups or single signs having the value of a consonant followed by a semi-vowel, was used for foreign names and words, e.g.
He compiled the Garden of the Soul (1740 ?), which continues to be the most popular manual of devotion among English-speaking Roman Catholics, and he revised an edition of the Douai version of the Scriptures (1749-1750), correcting the language and orthography, which in many places had become obsolete.
He is also remembered as the author of the ordinance of the 21st of January 1880 on the simplification of German orthography.
The case for Alexandria depends partly on the orthography of B, which resembles Graeco-Coptic papyri, partly on the order of the Pauline epistles.
It is chiefly noted for the peculiarities of its orthography.
It can still be pretty clearly shown in detail that these four codices deviated from one another in points of orthography, in the insertion or omission of a wa (" and ") and such-like minutiae; but these variations nowhere affect the sense.
At Lafayette he introduced the first carefully scientific study of English in any American college, and in 1870 published A Comparative Grammar of the AngloSaxon Language, in which its Forms are Illustrated by Those of the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Gothic, Old Saxon, Old Friesic, Old Norse and Old High German, and An Anglo-Saxon Reader; he was editor of the "Douglass Series of Christian Greek and Latin Classics," to which he contributed Latin Hymns (1874); he was chairman of the Commission of the State of Pennsylvania on Amended Orthography; and was consulting editor of the Standard Dictionary, and in 1879-1882 was director of the American readers for the Philological Society's (New Oxford) Dictionary.
Finally, in the year 1645, a settlement was established near the site of the present borough hall, and was called Breuckelen (also spelled Breucklyn, Breuckland, Brucklyn, Broucklyn, Brookland and Brookline) until about the close of the 18th century, when its orthography became fixed as Brooklyn.
Gerard, who succeeded Turner, and after him Parkinson, calls it gilloflower, and thus it travelled from its original orthography until it was called July-flower by those who knew not whence it was derived."
Nunes de Ledo also produced a treatise on orthography in 1576 and a work on the origins of the language in 1605, and Jeronymo Cardoso gave his countrymen a Latin and Portuguese dictionary.
Amongst them may be mentioned a history of the dispute with Palamas; biographies of his uncle and early instructor John, metropolitan of Heraclea, and of the martyr Codratus of Antioch; funeral orations for Theodore Metochita, and the two emperors Andronicus; commentaries on the wanderings of Odysseus and on Synesius's treatise on dreams; tracts on orthography and on words of doubtful meaning; a philosophical dialogue called Florentius or Concerning Wisdom; astronomical treatises on the date of Easter and the preparation of the astrolabe; and an extensive correspondence.
Mention may also be made of a treatise on orthography, of which a fragment (on Quantity) has been preserved; a tract on prosody; commentaries on Hephaestion and Dionysius Thrax; and grammatical notes on the Psalms.
lh), which in the present orthography is written ii as in Castilian, but formerly used to be represented by iy or yl (Iletra, Ii t e r a iiengua, 1 i n g u a).
Lj and U give I mouillc (11 in the present orthography - fill, e i Ii u m; consell, co nsili urn; null, n ullu in).
The substitution of these interdental and guttural sounds for the surd and sonant spirants respectively did certainly not take place simultaneously, but the vacillations of the old orthography, and afterwards the decision of the Spanish Academy, which suppressed x (= I; x was retained for cs) and allows only c and g before e and i, I and j before a, a, a, make it impossible for us to follow, with the help of the written texts, the course of the transformation.
Portuguese and Galician even now are practically one language, and still more was this the case formerly: the identity of the two idioms would become still more obvious if the orthography employed by the Galicians were more strictly phonetic, and if certain transcriptions of sounds borrowed from the grammar of the official language (Castilian) did not veil the true pronunciation of the dialect.
The derivation from the Saxon cesc (ash) and tun (an enclosed place) accounts for the earliest orthography Estun.
There are sample texts using each orthography on the Wa Corpus page.
And the Scots tongue has an orthography of its own, lacking neither " authority nor author.
There's an active literary scene, there's been discussions and proposals for a standardized orthography.
Gaelic orthography is the set of spelling conventions used in Gaelic.
David has a special interest in the problems of Scots orthography.
They also adopt from the Chinese orthography the use of -x to represent a final glottal stop.
There are historical reasons for the extra-ordinary difficulties of the English orthography.
Implications of the 'no ' vote on the 1998 Reform of german orthography.
There is not doubt that such free writing is inhibited by the irregular spelling of traditional orthography.
A detailed survey of other experimental work on African tone orthography lays the groundwork for the experiment.
orthography of the language.
orthography of the manuscript text is far from Pembroke's spelling, and further from her punctuation.
orthography for a patois language, or: how should one spell Pennsylvania German?
orthography for the names, giving the standardized names used for linkage alongside their original form.
The spelling of Late Egyptian is very extraordinary, full of false etymologies, otiose signs, &c., the old orthography being quite unable to adapt itself neatly to the profoundly modified language; nevertheless, this clumsy spelling is exp1~essive, and the very mistakes are instructive as to the pronunciation.
This territory came to be known to Europeans as " Tibet " evidently because the great plateau with its uplands bordering the frontiers of China, Mongolia and Kashmir, through which travellers communicated with this country, is called by the natives T o-bhot (written stod-bod) or " High Bod" or " Tibet," which designation in the loose orthography of travellers assumed a variety of forms. Thus in Chinese annals are found T'u-bat (5th century, A.D.), Tu-po-te, Tie-bu-te, T'u-bo-te (loth and firth centuries) and at the present day T'u-fan (fan, as Bushell shows, being the same.
Chinese orthography can be difficult for those who are beginners to using logograms instead of an alphabet.
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