Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language: Abridged for the Use of Schools : to which is Annexed an Abridgment of Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names

R.S. Davis, 1838 - 400 Seiten

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Seite 2 - WALKER'S BOSTON SCHOOL DICTIONARY. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language. Abridged for the use of Schools throughout the United States. To which is annexed, an Abridgment of WALKER'S KEY to the pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture Proper Names.
Seite 29 - That part of the orbit of a planet in which it is at the point remotest from the sun.
Seite 198 - The muscle which by its contraction and dilation propels the blood through the course of circulation, and is therefore considered as the source of vital motion , the chief part, the vital part ; the inner part of any thing...
Seite 121 - It, s. three fourths of an inch ; the twelfth part of the diameter of the sun or moon ; any number expressed by a single figure. Di gi ta ted, dlj' è Ча-tèd, a. branched out into divisions like fingers. Dig ni fy, dig" né 'fi, va to advance, prefer, exalt ; to honour.
Seite 131 - D.og-days, d&g'daze. *. the days in which the dog-star rises and sets with the sun. Doge, doje.
Seite 438 - Words of two syllables, either Greek or Latin, whatever be the quantity in the original, have, in English pronunciation, the accent on the first syllable: and if a single consonant come between two vowels, the consonant goes to the last syllable, and the vowel in the first is long ; as Cato, Ceres, Comas, &c.5 See Principles of English Pronunciation prefixed to the Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, No.
Seite 132 - A book made by order of William the Conqueror, In which the estates of the kingdom were registered. DOOR, dire, a.
Seite 165 - In architecture, an ornament of carved work in the form of a wreath or garland of flowers, or leaves twisted together.
Seite 437 - ... 1. Every vowel with the accent on it at the end of a syllable is pronounced, as in English, with its first long open sound : thus, Philome'la, Orion, Pho'cion, Lu'cifer have the accented vowels sounded exactly as in the words me'tre, spider, no'ble, tutor.
Seite 183 - A military punishment in which the criminal running between the ranks receives a lash from each man.

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