Accents and accentuation
in speech, emphasis given a particular sound, called prosodic systems in linguistics. There are three basic accentual methods: stress, tone, and
Adverbs modify other parts of speech and answer questions such as how? (adverbs of manner): • quietly • greedily ; when? (adverbs of time): • then •
( ăf´´rӘkäns' ), member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages ).
1 Introduction The approximately 250 Afroasiatic languages, spoken by about 340 million ethnically and racially different people, occupy today the
Akkadian refers to the East Semitic language spoken and written in Mesopotamia from about 2400 bce to the Christian era (Huehnergard and Woods 2004 .
5,000,000 SPEAKERS Albania, Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece Albanian forms a separate branch of the INDO-EUROPEAN LANGUAGES , quite distinct in its
Set of conventional symbols used for writing, based on a correlation between individual symbols and spoken sounds, so called from alpha (α) and beta
14,000,000 SPEAKERS Ethiopia About two thousand years ago a gathering, habashat , of speakers of an early Arabic or South Arabian dialect crossed the
( ăn´´Әtō'lēӘn ), subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see The Indo-European Family of Languages , table); the term "Anatolian
Everyone with the diagnosis of aphasia has an acquired language disorder, but the type of language disorder (problems understanding talking, problems