Linguistics

Annus Horribilis: Latin for Everyday Life by Mark Walker

By Mark Walker

What do "quid seasoned quo" and "habeas corpus" suggest? Why do vegetation have Latin names? Why do households, cities, nations, or even soccer groups have Latin mottoes? What do the Latin epitaphs in church buildings say? those are only some of the issues lined during this accomplished advisor to Latin for the layman. With wit and transparent language, the Latin words and phrases that encompass us and compose our modern vocabulary are uncovered and decoded. enjoyable and informative, this examine proves that Latin is whatever yet lifeless.

Show description

Read or Download Annus Horribilis: Latin for Everyday Life PDF

Similar linguistics books

Hyperedge Replacement: Grammars and Languages

The world of graph grammars is theoretically beautiful and good stimulated byvarious purposes. greater than twenty years in the past, the concept that of graph grammars was once brought via A. Rosenfeld as a formula of a few difficulties in trend attractiveness and photo processing, in addition to via H. J. Schneider as a mode for information sort specification.

Language Policy in the People's Republic of China: Theory and Practice since 1949 (Language Policy)

Language concerns in China. it's approximately strength, identification, possibilities, and, notably, ardour and nationalism. in past times 5 many years China’s language engineering tasks remodeled its linguistic panorama, affecting over 1000000000 people’s lives, together with either the bulk and minority populations.

Case, Referentiality and Phrase Structure

This booklet proposes that the 2 “independent” stipulations on argumenthood, particularly, case and referentiality, are strongly correlated and feature to be linked to one another in syntax as syntactic gains. It indicates that languages express version within the means this organization is carried out of their syntax, which provides an evidence for the diversities saw of their word constitution when it comes to (non-)configurationality.

Extra resources for Annus Horribilis: Latin for Everyday Life

Example text

Println("small"); } } } The IfEx2 program adds a second if/then structure. If myInt is greater than two, it prints out big; if it is smaller than or equal to two, it prints out small. This can be simplified by using an else-block. The schematic form is: if (if-clause) { any number of statements } else { any number of statements } I will refer to the set of statements after the else as the else-block. println("small"); } } } This program prints out "big" if the number is greater than two, and "small" in all other cases; that is, when the number is less than or equal to two.

Then it uses a for structure to iterate through the array, printing each name. Finally, the for-loop should have only one statement in it. Write a program that exemplifies putting an if/then structure inside a while structure. How would you find out how many iterations does the loop in WhileEx5 go through to reach 2,000 milliseconds? Alter the code slightly to collect this information. Notes 1 2 3 4 Remember from chapter 2 how to create a program like this one, named VblTest1. java. I include it for completeness, and will avoid it almost totally in subsequent chapters.

For some reason, you think the choice of names might affect what people think the final sentence means. To this end, you have some number of names, say seven, and some number of verbs, say three, and you want to create all possible combinations to test your theory. 4 This is actually quite easy to do in the Java programming language. First, we define two String arrays, one to contain the names, and the other to contain the verbs. We then use nested for loops to combine every possible combination in the following template: “NAME and NAME VERB NAME”.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 46 votes