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Reelant, Adriaan, 1676-1718.

Hadriani relandi dissertationum miscellanearum pars prima [-tertia et ultima].

Utrecht: Willem Broedelet, 1706-[1708]

Physical Description: 3 v. in 1: ill, maps ; 16.5 cm. (8vo) Pagination: pt. 1: [8], 232, [24] p.; v. 2: [8], 240, 245-324, [48] p.; pt. 3: [8], 250, [30] p., [7] leaves of plates (3 folded)

Call number: F706/ R327h; F713/ R327h, v.3, cop. 1 & 2

Accession number: 70-143, 03798, 70-139

Notes: Text primarily in Latin with words in Hebrew, Greek, Arabic, Farsi and Oriental Indic languages. "Dissertatio de linguis americanis", pt. 3, p. [141]-229, has divisional title page and includes a general discussion of American languages. This dissertation includes "Vocabularium lingua brasilicae", p. 170-193, which includes a sizeaable glossary of words in the Tupi language as well as a discussion of its grammar; "Tabella vocum linguae peruanae", p. 193-200, which includes a sizeable glossary of words in either the Quechua or Aymara language as well as a discussion of its grammar; "Vocabula lingua cara´bicae", p. 200-211, which includes a sizeable glossary of words in either the Awawak, Carib, or Taino language as well as a discussion of its grammar; and "Commata duodecim, ex capite primo libri Geneseos, lingua Virginica", p. 212-211, which is includes a portion of the first book of Genesis and a sizeable vocabulary in the Algonquian language; and "Vocabula quaedam communia islandica", p. 221-229, which includes a sizeable word list in the Icelandic language.

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Languages: Algonquin / Carib / Mapuche / Pokomam / Pokonchi / Quechua / Tupi / Wyandot

Genre: Bible selections / Specimen / Vocabulary

Region: Brazil / North America / Spanish America