Reflections on the numerals one and two in ancient Indo-European languages.
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Published by A. Oosthoek in Utrecht .
Written in English


  • Indo-European languages -- Numerals.,
  • Indo-European languages -- Etymology.,
  • One (The number),
  • Two (The number)

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LC ClassificationsP643 .G6
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6152205M
LC Control Number54004937

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The Indo-European languages are a family of related languages that today are widely spoken in the Americas, Europe, and also Western and Southern as languages such as Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian are all descended from Latin, Indo-European languages are believed to derive from a hypothetical language known as Proto-Indo-European, which is no Author: Cristian Violatti. Numbers, Numerals and Count in Indo-European. 1. Origin of numbers in Proto-Indo-European. Nowadays practically no one doubts that the number was one of the most ancient nominal categories and its appearance in the language took place . Ancient-Indian ōjas, Latin $^{\ast}$ augos and the Indo-European Nouns in -es-/-os. J. Gonda. Joshua Whatmough. 49(3), pp. – First Page | PDF ( KB) | Permissions Reflections on the Numerals "One" and "Two" in Ancient Indo-European Languages. J. Gonda.   Standard etymological dictionaries agree that Modern English some, same and their Old English cognate sam- ‘half’ descend from the same etymon. However, while explaining their phonological development from the same proto-form is unproblematic, their divergent meanings make the reconstruction of their semantic evolution more challenging. The paper .