In dead languages
like ancient Greek and Latin, speaking is emphasized very little, although appreciating the sound of the languages is important, since this 'literature' almost certainly circulated largely by hearing rather than reading.
As Adoniram wrote, "For a European or American to acquire a living oriental language, root and branch, and make it his own, is quite a different thing from his acquiring a cognate language of the west, or any of the dead languages
, as they are studied in the school.
Like Latin, Coptic is already considered a dead language
and it seems implausible many undiscovered speakers of it will be discovered, an unfortunate loss for Mona Zaki, her immediate community and the Christian community worldwide.
It is a dead language
in that no one speaks it, but it's still the official language of the Vatican.
I find this remnant to determine Age of Iron in a twofold way, firstly in the allegorical image of the dead language
come alive that grants Elizabeth Curren a highly disputable (prediscursive) platform, secondly as testimony to an actual impossibility of speaking in the face of and for the apartheid casualties.
often as indecipherable as scrolls written in a dead language
-- are taking matters into their own hand and demanding that physicians heal their penmanship.
Besides making regular English an increasingly baroque language, lawyers are perceived as the only remaining profession communicating in a dead language
(or at least one which is very close to pennies on its eyes).
Rather than a dead language
to be revered, classical dancing was to him a dynamic vocabulary, capable of joining the present with the future - a potent force for unleashing humanity's imagination.
If they do not, their lasting legacy to the Bay State's schoolchildren will be one of trading that which is beautiful and enduring for the jargon-filled dead language
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have found an ancient temple in Turkey, filled with broken metal, ivory carvings, and stone slabs engraved with a dead language
, which would cast new light on the "dark age" that was thought to have engulfed the region from 1200 to 900 B.
It makes one wonder which is more important: loving and speaking to God in one's native tongue or using a foreign dead language
and 12th-century aristocratic garb during Mass?
LATIN may be a dead language
, but Amo, Amas, Amat survives in loving relationships.