Prospectus of a dictionary of the language of the Aire Coti, or ancient Irish, compared with the language of the ... ancient Persians, with the Hindoostanee, the Arabic, and Chaldean languages. With a preface, containing an epitome of the ancient history of Ireland, corroborated by late discoveries in the puranas of the Brahmins, Volum 26
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according Aire Aire-Coti alphabet alſo altar ancient ancient Iriſh appears Arabic arms Bochart Brahmins branch called Chaldæan Chaldee characters chief colony common Coti deity derived dialect Eaſt Egypt Egyptian Engliſh eſt explained fame father fire firſt formed give Greeks ground hand Hebrew hence Hercules Hindooſtanee holy Indian inhabitants Ireland Iriſh hiſtory iſland king knowledge land language Latin learned letters Lord manner meaning moſt mother mountains muſt noble obſerves Oriental origin pagan paradiſe Perſian Phænicians prefixed prieſt prince probably pronounced quod religion Rich river Romans root ſacred ſaid ſame Sanſcrit ſays Scythians ſea ſervile ſhall ſhepherds ſhip ſignifies ſome ſon Spain ſpeak ſtone ſuch theſe thigh thing thoſe tranſlated tree tribe uſed whence whoſe word worſhip writing written Zend
Pàgina viii - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord.
Pàgina 24 - The book was then clofed, and reftored to its place at the altar; and the people being feated as before, two men entered, bearing a large iron caldron, called a curray, juft taken from the fire, and placed it in the center of the hall upon a low ftool.
Pàgina xlvii - Jannat, or the garden ; and sometimes they call it, with an addition, Jannat al Ferdaws, the garden of paradise ; Jannat Aden, the garden of Eden, (though they generally interpret the word Eden, not according to its acceptation in Hebrew, but according to its meaning in their own tongue, wherein it signifies a settled or perpetual habitation...
Pàgina xl - Zeratujht to have been loft, and its place fupplied by a recent compilation) I had no inducement, though I had an opportunity, to learn what remains of thofe ancient languages; but I often converfed on them with my friend Rahman; and both of us were convinced after full confideration, that the...
Pàgina xl - TUSHT to have been loft, and its place fupplied by a recent compilation) I had no inducement, though I had an opportunity, to learn what remains of thofe ancient languages ; but I often converfed on them with my friend BAHMAN, and both of us were convinced after full confideration, that the Zend bore a ftrong refemblance to Sanfcrit, and the Pablavi to Arabick.
Pàgina lxviii - Neither is the genius of the commonalty confined to this kind of learning alone, for I saw a poor man near Blackstones, who had a tolerable notion of calculating the epacts, golden number, dominical letter, the moon's phases, and even eclipses, altho' he had never been taught to read english.
Pàgina 25 - Nau-band/ia, with a cable of prodigious length. During the flood, BRAHMA' or the creating power was asleep at the bottom of the abyss : the generative power of nature, both male and female, were reduced to their simplest elements, the Linga and the Yoni...