A Simplified Grammar of the Ottoman-Turkish Language by James W. Redhouse

By James W. Redhouse

The Ottoman Language is the main hugely polished department of the nice Turkish tongue, that is spokon, with dialectic adaptations, around the entire breadth, approximately, of the center sector of the continent of Asia, impinging into Europe, even, within the Ottoman provinces, and likewise, in Southern Russia, as much as the frontiers of the outdated state of Poland. The Ottoman language is, in its grammar and vocabulary, essentially Turkish. It has, even though, followed, and maintains an increasing number of to undertake, as required, an unlimited variety of Arabic, Porsian, and international phrases (Greek, Armenian, Slavonic, Hungarian, Italian, French, English, etc.), including using a number of the grammatical ideas of the Arabic and Porsian, that are given as Turkish ideas within the following pages, their starting place being in every one case targeted. the nice Turkish language, turkje, Ottoman and non-Ottoman, has been classed, by means of ecu writers as one of many " agglutinative" languages ; now not inflTable of Contents Preface ; be aware on identification of Alphabets xii; bankruptcy I Letters and ORTnooiurnr; part I quantity, Order, Forma, and Names of; Letters 1; Synopsis of Arabic, Greek, and Latin; Letters four; ? II Phonetic Values of Letters, Vowel-Points, Orthographic indicators, Transliteration, Ottoman Euphony 15; bankruptcy IL Ottoman Accidence; part I Nouns sizeable fifty one; ? II Nouns Adjective GS; ? III Numerals seventy four; , IV Pronouns eighty two; vi; desk of contents; part V Demonstratives 8b; ? VI Interrogatives 89; ? VII Relative Pronouns ninety; ? VIIIDerivation of Verbs ninety two; (Table) ninety four; ? IX Conjugation of Verbs ; Moods; Tenses ;; Participles; Verbal Nouns; Gerunds ninety nine; ? X Numbers aiul Tersons a hundred and fifteen ? XI complicated different types of Verbs , 119; ? XII First complicated type one hundred twenty ? XIII moment ? ? a hundred twenty five; ? XIV 3rd ? 129; ? XV mixed (Turkish) Conjugation 133; ? XVI adverse and Impotential Conjugations , one hundred thirty five; ? XVII Dubitative, strength, and Facile Verbs 141; ? XVII I Verb sizeable one hundred forty four; ?

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