Download E-books Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 5 A Grammar of Lepcha (Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region: Brills Tibetan Studuies Library) PDF

By Plaisier, H.

This hugely readable booklet is the 1st complete reference grammar of the Lepcha language of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong. This grammar explains the constitution of the language, its sound process and salient good points, and encompasses a lexicon and cultural background.

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Download E-books Abbreviations (Collins Word Power) PDF

By Graham King

The entire advisor to abbreviations and acronyms.

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'Collins Wordpower' is a chain of compact, accomplished and hassle-free publications to English utilization: the true English courses to actual English.

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Download E-books 100 Inspiring Rafflesians, 1823-2003 PDF

By Guan Heng Tan

“In tracing the careers of those diversified humans . . . tantalising snippets of nationwide historical past are mentioned briefly prices from their lives. those on my own make the e-book a desirable learn . . . past historical past, a hundred Inspiring Rafflesians is an inspirational publication approximately making anything of your personal existence. even if your aspirations are humble or increased, even if you're from an easy or advantaged history, the message in each one of many tales inside is similar: you may make your personal success.” Vita version This enlightening ebook describes the lives and achievements of eminent Rafflesians from Raffles establishment, Raffles ladies' institution and Raffles Junior university, lots of whom have served within the Singapore public and neighborhood provider within the optimum positions. The biographies include little identified evidence of curiosity, which were adorned with own anecdotes got from these interviewed. The booklet additionally represents a courageous venture by means of a visually handicapped individual, who's himself a Rafflesian.

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Download E-books Animal Patents: The Legal, Economic and Social Issues PDF

By William Lesser

Following the USA Patent Office's statement in 1987 that it considers animals "to be patentable material in the scope" of patent legislation, there was massive world wide debate in this topic. This paintings contains the complaints of the Animal Patents Symposium held at Cornell college, united states, on December 5-6, 1988, prepared by means of the editor of this paintings.

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Download E-books The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes (Writers Helping Writers) PDF

By Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

It is a writer's activity to create compelling characters who can stand up to life's fallout with out giving up. yet construction actual, memorable heroes isn't any effortless job. To forge real looking characters, we needs to hobble them with flaws that set them again whereas giving them optimistic attributes to assist them in achieving their pursuits. So how do writers select the correct combination of strengths for his or her characters--attributes that may render them admirable and value rooting for--without making it too effortless for them to succeed?
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Download E-books Dictionary of the Amharic Language in Two Parts, Amharic and English, and English and Amharic, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint) PDF

By Charles William Isenberg

The looks of a brand new Dictionary of the Amharic Language wishes no apology. the single paintings of this sort hitherto released, is Ludolf s Lexicon A mharico-L atinum, Frankfort, 1698. That distingtdshed student, eminent for his piety in addition to for his studying, from a harassed mass of fabrics produced a historical past of A byssinia, which varieties the foundation of all that has been stated via next writers at the affairs of that kingdom. He additionally composed a good Ethiopic Grammar and Lexicon. He to that end availed himself of the help of Abba Gregorius, a local of M al:ana-S elasse, in Shoa who for a short while resided with him on the courtroom of Duke Ernest, surnamed the Pious, of Saxe Gotha to arrange a Grammar and a Lexicon of the Amharic Language. the thing of this final vork used to be, to arrange the way in which for the civil and non secular development of A byssinia. contemplating the scanty skill which he had for buying an information of the Amharic Language, it truly is astonishing how a lot Ludolf entire in his Amharic works. it really is Jiot stunning that they're a ways not as good as his Ethiopic works, for which he had ampler fabrics. The Amharic Translation of the total Bible, carried out in Egypt by means of an Abyssinian monk, A bu Rvmii, or because the writer of this Dictionary got his identify from a private acquaintance of his, Dabtera Matteos -A bi Ruhli, a local of Godjam, which was once revised and released by means of the British and overseas Bible Society, supplied a extra worthwhile resource for the research of the Amharic Language. His instructor used to be the before-mentioned monk, Abba Gregorius, who had no notion of any ammatical principles of a langiiap:c; and who possessed, because the in basic terms literary resource for Ludolf s Lexicon, a small Vocabulary of the main worthy phrases and expressions for day-by-day sex, in Italian and A mharic.
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