Download E-books An English - Russian Military Dictionary PDF

By Bill St Amour

This e-book is the "greatest hits" compilation of greater than a hundred Russian books, journals, papers, and articles. It comprises greater than 12,000 key Russian financial, criminal, scientific, army, political, medical, and sociological phrases and colloquial words. It additionally includes very important abbreviations. One glance will persuade you, the scholar or interpreter, of the price of this paintings!

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Download E-books A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names (Bur Oak Guide) PDF

By Tom Savage

Lourdes and Churchtown, Woden and Clio, Emerson and Sigourney, Tripoli and Waterloo, Prairie urban and Prairieburg, Tama and Swedesburg, What Cheer and Coin. Iowa’s place-names replicate the religions, myths, cultures, households, heroes, whimsies, and misspellings of the Hawkeye State’s population. Tom Savage spent 4 years corresponding with librarians, urban and county officers, and native historians, interpreting newspaper documents, and exploring neighborhood web content to be able to discover why those groups obtained their specific names, once they have been confirmed, and once they have been incorporated.
    Savage comprises info at the place-names of all 1,188 integrated and unincorporated groups in Iowa that meet at the very least of the subsequent skills: twenty-five or extra citizens; a retail company; an annual social gathering or competition; a college; church, or cemetery; a construction at the nationwide sign in of ancient locations; a zip-coded put up place of work; or an organization with a public activity web site. If a town’s identify has replaced through the years, he offers information regarding every one identify; if a name’s provenance is doubtful, he presents attainable factors. He additionally contains information regarding the state’s identify and approximately every one of its ninety-nine counties in addition to an inventory of ghost cities. The entries diversity from the counties of Adair to Wright and from the cities of Abingdon to Zwingle; from Iowa’s oldest city, Dubuque, beginning as a mining camp within the 1780s and integrated in 1841, to its most modern, Maharishi Vedic urban, integrated in 2001.
    The imaginations and reports of its electorate performed a job within the naming of Iowa’s groups, as did the hopes of the massive inflow of immigrants who settled the country within the 1800s. Tom Savage’s dictionary of place-names presents an attractive genealogical and historic history to today’s map of Iowa.

“It is without doubt one of the beauties of Iowa that trip around the kingdom brings somebody into touch with such a lot of terrific names, a few of which a traveller may possibly comprehend instantly, yet others may well require somewhat research. just like the poet Stephen Vincent Benét, we have now fallen in love with American names. they're a part of our soul, be they relations names, city names, or artifact names. We establish with them and are pointed out with them, and we can't dwell with out them. This e-book may help us research extra approximately them and combine them into our beings.”—from the foreword through Loren N. Horton

“Primghar, O’Brien County. Primghar was once tested via W. C. eco-friendly and James Roberts on November eight, 1872. The identify of town comes from the initials of the 8 males who have been instrumental in constructing it. a brief poem memorializes the lads and their names:
Pumphrey, the treasurer, drives the 1st nail;
Roberts, the donor, is quickly on his trail;
Inman dips slyly his first letter in;
McCormack provides M, which makes the complete Prim;
Green, deliberating groceries, provides them the G;
Hayes drops them an H, with no asking a fee;
Albright, the joker, together with his jokes all at par;
Rerick brings up the rear and crowns all ‘Primghar.’
Primghar used to be integrated on February 15, 1888.”

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Download E-books Grammar and dictionary of the Bobangi language as spoken over a part of the Upper Congo, West Central Africa Compiled and prepared for the Baptist Missionary Society's mission in the Congo Independent State. 2 PDF

By John Baptist missionary. Whitehead

This e-book, "Grammar and dictionary of the Bobangi language as spoken over part of the higher Congo, West principal Africa Compiled and ready for the Baptist Missionary Society's undertaking within the Congo self reliant country. 2", by way of Whitehead, John Baptist missionary., is a replication of a booklet initially released earlier than 1899. it's been restored by way of humans, web page by means of web page, so you may well take pleasure in it in a kind as with regards to the unique as attainable. This ebook used to be created utilizing print-on-demand expertise. thanks for assisting vintage literature.

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Download E-books Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (Routledge Reference) PDF

The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is a different reference paintings for college kids and academics of linguistics. The highly-regarded moment variation of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft via Hadumod Bussmann has been particularly tailored through a workforce of over thirty professional linguists to shape the main accomplished and up to date paintings of its style within the English language. In over 2,500 entries, the Dictionary presents an exhaustive survey of the most important terminology and languages of greater than 30 subdisciplines of linguistics. With its term-based strategy and emphasis on transparent research, it enhances completely Routledge's demonstrated variety of reference fabric within the box of linguistics.

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