By Robert Allen
Allen's Dictionary of English words is the main complete survey of this quarter of the English language ever undertaken. taking on 6000 words: it explains their that means: explores their improvement and provides citations that diversity from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written: the publication is jam-packed with memorable and impressive aspect: even if exhibiting that 'salad days' comes from Antony and Cleopatra: that 'flavour of the month' originates in Nineteen Forties American ice cream advertising and marketing: or perhaps that we've been 'calling a spade a spade' because the 16th century. Allen's Dictionary of English words is a part of the Penguin Reference Library and attracts on over 70 years of expertise in bringing trustworthy: precious and transparent details to thousands of readers world wide – making wisdom everybody's estate.
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E. Upon garment of the third standing figure. This Phraortes lied; thus he said I am Khshathrita of the family of Cyaxares; I am king in Media. the : THE BEHISTAN INSCRIPTION 39 F. Over the fourth standing figure. This Martiya lied; thus ho said: I am Imanish, king* in Snsiana. G. Over the fifth standing figure. This Citra(n)takhma lied; thus he said: I in Sagartia, of the family of Cyaxares. am king H. Over the sixth standing -figure. This Vahyazdata lied; thus he said: I the son of Cyrus; I am am Bardiya, king.
34. a 4 y + + + +, KT. I would read without question, ya[dataiy, mid. subj. ]; cf. note above. , thus setting aside the theory that the word is here a transfer to the a-declension. 6 pisa, word is KT, ed. According to Justi (IF. 17, instr. sg. (in collective sense) of pisa, to cut; cf. Foy, KZ, 37, 529. Anz. , from pis, THE BEHISTAN INSCRIPTION (n)kha 1 by name, him I seized + + + made chief + + + there was + + + became mine. 37 another I by name; afterwards + there the province Says Darius the king: + + + + + not Auramazda + + + + by the grace of Auramazda, as was my [will, thus] I did unto them.
Over the eighth standing figure. This Frada lied; thus he said; I am king giana. K. Over the ninth standing figure. Sku(n)kha, the Scythian. This (is) March 30, 1908.