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Monosyllabism in English

Otto Jespersen

Monosyllabism in English

by Otto Jespersen

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Published by H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Monosyllables.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Otto Jespersen.
    SeriesBiennial lecture on English philology, British Academy,, 1928
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1176 .J4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6746185M
    LC Control Number30020988
    OCLC/WorldCa4038505

      This volume, first published in , brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide time period of his by: Monosyllabic nouns ending in s or an s-sound usually make their possessive singular by adding ’s. Examples: 1. Charles’s hat 2. Forbes’s garden 3. Mr. Wells’s daughter 4. Rice’s carriage 5. Mrs. Dix’s family 6. a fox’s brush Note: Most of these monosyllabic nouns in s are family names. The rule accords with the best usage; but.

    Johnsonese definition, a literary style characterized by rhetorically balanced, often pompous phraseology and an excessively Latinate vocabulary: so called from .   It might attribute such usages to American English, as in Evans' ( 54–5) comment that phrasal verbs such as win out, stop off and check up on, which ‘grow like toadstools’, are ‘American parasites’. It might be a positive comment, such as Bryson's note that phrasal verbs are ‘one of the most versatile features of English Cited by: 1.

    Long regarded as a peripheral issue, phraseology is now taking centre stage in a wide range of fields. This recent explosion of interest undoubtedly has a great deal to do with the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both demonstrated the key role of phraseological expressions in language and provided researchers with automated methods of extraction and analysis.5/5(1). History of English Literature and Philology: A Guide is an introductory guide catering to Core Course 1: History of Literature and Philology of the undergraduate English (Hons.) programme of the University of Calcutta, and follows the latest syllabus and pattern as introduced under .


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Monosyllabism is characteristic of many, but not all, of the Sino-Tibetan languages (such as ancient Chinese) and the Kwa languages.

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Monosyllabism in English, (Biennial lecture on English philology, British Academy)Author: Otto Jespersen. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Monosyllabism in English by Otto Jespersen; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Monosyllables, English language.

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Definition of monosyllabism in the dictionary. Meaning of monosyllabism. What does monosyllabism mean. Information and translations of monosyllabism in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Monosyllable definition: If you say that someone speaks in monosyllables you mean that they speak very little, | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

The use of bombastic words and expression by Dr. Samuel Johnson and his followers is called Johnsonese. The terms surely refers to the pedantic, learned and sesquipedalian words such as phenomenon, diphtheria, intellectual, latitudinarian, parricide, nuclei.

monosyllabism (usually uncountable, plural monosyllabisms) The state of consisting of monosyllables, or having a monosyllabic form. Frequent occurrence of monosyllables. Page 50 - English grammar, the tendency to reduce the number of syllables in words wherever it was possible.

The movement towards monosyllabism continued even into the nineteenth century. Within the memory of living persons it was still usual in the reading of the Bible or the Liturgy to make two syllables of such words as loved and changed, which are now pronounced in one s: 1.

Monosyllable definition is - a word of one syllable. How to use monosyllable in a sentence. Monosyllabic definition is - consisting of one syllable or of monosyllables. How to use monosyllabic in a sentence. Definition of Monosyllabism in the Fine Dictionary.

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Related words - Monosyllabism synonyms, antonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms. Example sentences containing Monosyllabism. monosyllable (mŏn′ə-sĭl′ə-bəl) n. A word or an utterance of one syllable. [From Latin monosyllabum, from Greek monosullabon: mono- mono- + sullabē, syllable; see syllable.] monosyllable (ˈmɒnəˌsɪləbəl) n (Linguistics) a word of one syllable, esp one used as.

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MONOSYLLABLE, formerly also monosyllabon. A WORD of one SYLLABLE. ‘Native’ English is often said to be inherently monosyllabic (‘Words monosillable which be for the more part our natural Saxon English,’ George Puttenham, The Arte of English Poesie, ), as opposed to polysyllabic Latinisms and other nly, many common monosyllables are Germanic in origin (such as am.

Book Description. This volume, first published inbrings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public.

This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide time period of his career. Synonyms for Monosyllabism in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Monosyllabism. 1 synonym for monosyllable: monosyllabic word.

What are synonyms for Monosyllabism?. A monosyllabic language is a language in which words predominantly consist of a single example of a monosyllabic language would be Old Chinese. Monosyllabism is the name for the property of single-syllable word form.

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