A Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: With Pronouncing Vocabularies of Classical and Scripture Proper Names

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Chauncey Goodrich, 1831 - 400 من الصفحات
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الصفحة xx - Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
الصفحة xviii - Verbs of one syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single, vowel (as plan), and verbs of two or more syllables, ending in the same manner and having the accent on the last syllable...
الصفحة 25 - The azimuth of the sun, or of a star, is an arch between the meridian of the place and...
الصفحة xiv - ... (which he has not heard generally used?) " authority," (which some previous orthoepist has not recommended?) "or analogy," (as derived from orthography?) He most sensibly concludes that "it would be unreasonable for him to make a conformity to his own taste, or to the result of his own limited observation, a law to those who may differ from him, and yet agree with perhaps the more common usage.
الصفحة 166 - Inserted out of the common order, to preserve the equation of time, as the twenty-ninth of February in a leap year is an Intercalary day.
الصفحة 54 - A curve line continued till it ends where it began, having all pans equally distant from a common centre ; the space included in a circular line ; a round body, an orb ; compass...
الصفحة xiv - Smart, but frequently gives several different pronunciations and says that "the reader will feel perfectly authorized" by Mr. Worcester? " to adopt such a form as he may choose." "The compiler" he adds, "has not intended in any case, to give his own sanction" to which, however, he seems to attribute considerable weight, " to a form which is not supported by usage...
الصفحة 168 - Interregnum, *. the time in which a throne is vacant between the death of one prince and the accession of another; vacancy of the throne ItitcnviiMi', i.
الصفحة 13 - The article .'/ must be used before all words beginning with a consonant, and before the vowel u when long : and the article An must be used before all words beginning with a vowel, except long u ; before words beginning with h mute, as, an hour, an heir, &c.
الصفحة 9 - Parts of a number, which will never make up the number exactly ; as 3 is an aliquant of 10, thrice 3 being 9, four times 3 making 12.

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