UC-NRLF SB Efi T 575 - \^jt Zu~t*e&l ' 7^ / -; / FRANZ THIMM'S SERIES OF CLASSICAL, EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL GEAMMAES AFTER AN EASY AND PRACTICAL METHOD.
TURKISH SELF-TAUGHT OB THE DEAGOMAN FOE TEAVELLEES IN THE EAST, BEING A NEW PRACTICAL AND EASY METHOD OF LEARNING THE TUEKISH LANGUAGE.
On these valuable principles the following grammars have been published : for the German Language by MEISSNEE.
The publisher has had this aim in view in the Series of Foreign Grammars which has been issued under the title of FEANZ THIMM'S Series of Classical, European and Oriental Grammars after an easy and improved method. The study of Foreign Languages having become general, the methods of teaching them have altered and improved, so as to unite the changes which philology has suggested, with those which the comparison of languages has taught. A new and improved System of learning Foreign Languages. That it shall be possible for any one to take up the study of an eastern language without a master has been the editor's ruling idea, and: on this principle will be issued the Grammars for the Turkish, Arabic, Persian, Hindos- tanee and other Eastern Languages. ied to le Middle Con- nected or Pre- ceding and fol- 1 lowing.
Alif 1 I 1 a, e, i a very soft sound never joined to let- Bay soft V * A J - b bay.
1 kh like chin the scotch word loch, or ger- Dal s.
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All Oriental Grammars hitherto published have been for the learned, nothing has been done for the general Public, and for them this Series is intended. Page The Pronunciation 1 The Alphabet 1 Vowels and orthographical Signs . 4 The pronunciation of the letters 6 Remark to the student 7 Pronunciation of the letters 9 Part I.
But for the Oriental Series principally intended as a Dragoman for travellers, a new plan had to be devised, as all Eastern Languages offer great difficulties to learners in consequence of their written charac- ters.
55 Comparisons of adjectives 55 Formation of adjectives 55 Numerals 58 1.