The Speller and Definer, Or, Class-book No. 2: Designed to Answer the Purposes of a Spelling Book and to Supersede the Necessity of the Use of a Dictionary as a Class-book

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Nafis & Cornish, 1830 - 215 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 204 - AM Artium magister. Master of Arts. AM Anno mundi. In the year of the world. AM Ante meridiem. Before noon.
Pàgina 202 - Adjective.'. 1 I One First 2 II Two Second 3 III Three Third 4 IV Four Fourth 5 V Five Fifth 6 VI Six Sixth 7 VII Seven Seventh 8 VIII Eight Eighth 9 IX Nine Ninth 10 X Ten Tenth 11 XI Eleven Eleventh 12 XII Twelve Twelfth 13 XIII Thirteen . Thirteenth 14 XIV Fourteen Fourteenth 15 XV Fifteen Fifteenth 16 XVI Sixteen Sixteenth 17 XVII Seventeen Seventeenth 18 XVIII Eighteen Eighteenth 19 XIX Nineteen Nineteenth 20 XX Twenty Twentieth 21 XXI Twenty-one Twenty-first...
Pàgina 174 - PRONOUNS. A Pronoun is a word used instead of a Noun. There are three kinds of pronouns — Personal, Interrogative, and Demonstrative. Note — Relative Pronouns are not used in conversation. 1. Personal Pronouns are used to represent the three persons, namely, first, second, and third person. They have numbers and cases, but they are applied both to feminine and masculine without distinction.
Pàgina 8 - It has a sharp sound like ks, when it ends a syllable with the accent upon it; as, exit, exercise, excellence ; or when the accent is on the next syllable, if it begins with a consonant; as, excuse, extent, expense. It has, generally, a flat sound like gz, when the accent is not on it, and the following syllable begins with a vowel; as, exert, exist, example; pronounced, egzert, egzist, egzample.
Pàgina 206 - , o, u, and sometimes w and y. W and y are consonants when they begin a word or syllable ; but in every other situation they are vowels.
Pàgina 196 - FILLIP, fll'llp. va To strike with the nail of the finger by a sudden spring. FILLIP, fil'Iip.
Pàgina 207 - A word of one syllable is termed a monosyllable, a word of two syllables, a dissyllable; a word of three syllables, a trisyllable; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable.
Pàgina 206 - A vowel is a letter, that can be sounded alone, as a, e, o ; which are pure vowels, i and u are vowels, or have the power of diphthongs, w and y are vowels, or consonants. A diphthong is the union of two vowels in the same syllable, both of which are sounded, as oil. (See page 16th.) A digraph is the union of two vowels in the same syllable, only one of which is sounded, as bread. (See page 16th.) A.
Pàgina 206 - Consonants are divided into mutes and semi-vowels. The mutes cannot be sounded at all, without the aid of a vowel. They are b, p, t, d, k, and c and g hard.
Pàgina 174 - A or an is called the indefinite article. The is called the definite article. The indefinite article limits the noun to one of a kind, but to no particular one ; as, a house. The definite article generally limits the noun to a particular object, or collection of objects; as, the house, the men.

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