Books tagged: linguistics

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For the Long Term
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Suppose the government were to impose a word tax on all communications. Through her blog posts, Jessie Maxwell shows what could happen when what you can say depends on what you can pay. This story is both a celebration of language and a cautionary tale. If you enjoy languages, if you want to learn more about how languages work, or if you delight in learning new words, then this story is for you.
Logic: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A new approach to logic breaks thinking down to definition of states united by relationships and processed through the transience of time. Some background material on universals, axioms of existence, time and perception are dealt with. An essay on logic reduces to an essay on linguistics.
Aeneid Liber Sextus
Price: $14.75 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Thousands of years ago the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of the goddess Aphrodite, traveled to the Underworld to meet and speak with his father Anchises. He was one of the few to return from that place with his memories intact. This book is a revolutionary translation and interpretation of Vergilius' account of that fascinating journey and place. It has brief linguistic analyses of certain names.
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.
Lahaja Mpya Za Lugha Ya Kiswahili
You set the price! Words: 3,340. Language: Swahili. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » African Languages
Lahaja mpya za lugha ya kiswahili zimetokea huko kwenye miji na vituo vya biashara vya bara ya Afrika ya mashariki
100 Unique Proverbs of Tunisia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
A unique collection of Tunisian proverbs: Enjoyable, instructive, fun-to-share proverbs. Highly recommended to everyone, especially word and semantics lovers. After research, Carefully selected proverbs, translated as faithfully as possible, The author has deliberately chosen not to explain the proverbs, inviting the reader to use his/her own imagination and powerful interpretative skills!
The Why & How of Bible Translation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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The 28 story-based articles, grouped in 3 sections tell why the Bible needs to be translated, how it is translated, and what God is doing to accelerate Bible translation around the world. The author and his wife learned an unwritten Brazilian indigenous language by living among the people for 2 decades. They developed an alphabet and translated a large part of the Bible into the people's language.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Wacky News Names: Monikers that make you smirk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Wacky News Names is the cure for anybody having a down day. The names are all real, funny and really funny. They are thought-provoking because they've launched their owners on inescapable career paths and the rest of us into fits of laughter.
Super Intelligence: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
It is surmised that the brain can utilize multiple imaginative processes based on a number of sensory organs: eyes, ears, nose and vocalization. Evidence is offered from human experience to support this and methodology to achieve the goal is suggested.