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Ukko: the god of thunder of the ancient Finns and his Indo-European family (Journal of IndoEuropean Studies Monograph 51).
It has been noted often that the various functions of the potent verb "to be" in IndoEuropean languages, which induce the troubling peaks and valleys of Western metaphysics, are in Classical Chinese spread among many different words.
At first this piece seems an anomaly in the book, but by presenting a perspective on voice that is radically not IndoEuropean, it does a good job of suggesting potential alternative or "new" frames through which to engage issues.
One of the features of IndoEuropean languages which a student of etymology soon comes into contact with is the way in which the letters 'f' and 'p' frequently inter-change.
In their dictionary, Pastor and Roberts (1996: 132) explain how '*per(d)' (asignar, otorgar) may be the Indoeuropean root of the Latin word 'pars', which is, in turn, the origin of 'departir'.
Taking their cue from August Schlegel's division of languages into synthetic and analytical, philologists grouped all languages into a small number of types, usually three: isolating languages (such as Chinese), agglutinating languages (such as Arabic) and inflecting languages (IndoEuropean ones such as Sanskrit, Greek and Latin).
And of course some of the mostly IndoEuropean pairs below may be related 'pre-dictionary'.
Aristotle's "laws of thought" are rules for the clear, non-contradictory use of language (at least, IndoEuropean languages) but are not necessarily the best guide to grasping the nature of a process world.
Asi ocurre, por ejemplo, cuando se reconoce a los indoeuropeos como "the ancestors of English" (13), se alude a la difusion de "spoken varieties of Indoeuropean" (49) en conexion con "a series of migrations across Europe and Africa" (51), o se habla sin ambages de "speakers of Indoeuropean dialects" (50).
Perhaps it has something to do with language, for Welsh vocabulary is so easily identified with the earliest utterings on the Indian subcontinent, in the great IndoEuropean linguistic migration.
"Fighting Words: Aleman Partheneion 63 [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Journal of IndoEuropean Studies 7: 249-72.
"Kin Bonds" touches upon the Indoeuropean background of MoBr.