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Edward Sapir (1884–1939).  Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech.  1921.

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Abbreviation of stem, 26
Accent, stress, 26, 36, 48, 55, 61, 64; as grammatical process, 82, 83; importance of, 118, 119, 120; metrical value of, 244, 245, 246
“Accent,” 44
“Adams’s apple,” 48
Adjective, 123, 124, 125
Affixation, 26, 64, 7076
Affixing languages, 133, 134, 137
African languages, pitch in, 55
Agglutination, 140143
Agglutinative languages, 130, 136138, 139, 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 155
Agglutinative-fusional, 148, 150
Agglutinative-isolating, 148, 150
Algonkin languages (N. Amer.), 70, 74, 134, 151, 229, 244
Alpine race, 223, 225
Analogical leveling, 193, 197, 200203
Analytic tendency, 135, 136, 148, 150, 151, 154, 216, 217
Angles, 224, 225
Anglo-Saxon, 28, 175, 183, 185, 186188, 191, 197, 198, 201
Anglo-Saxon culture, 229; race, 222, 223, 224
Annamite (S. E. Asia), 66, 150, 205
Apache (N. Amer.), 71
Arabic, 76, 77, 135, 151, 207
Armenian, 163, 212
Art, 236240; language as, 233, 235, 240, 241, 246, 247; transferability of, 237, 238
Articulation, ease of, 196; types of, drift toward, 194
Articulations, laryngeal, 49, 50; manner of consonantal, 52, 53; nasal, 50, 51; oral, 51, 52; place of consonantal, 53, 54; vocalic, 52
Aryan. See Indo-European.
Aspect, 114
Association of concepts and speech elements, 38, 39
Associations fundamental to speech, 10, 11
Athabaskan languages (N. Amer.), 6, 71, 77, 83, 105, 209, 214, 219, 228, 229
Athabaskans, cultures of, 228
Attic dialect, 162
Attribution, 101
Auditory cycle in language, 17
Australian culture, 221, 222
Avestan, 175
 


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