Hebrew and Chaldee Alphabet with Numerical Values

Hebrew and Chaldee Alphabet Num-ber.Sound or Power.HebrewandChaldeeLetters.Numerical Value.How ex-pressed inthis workby Romanletters.Hebrew NameofLetter.Signification of Name.1.a (soft breathing)א1*AAlephOx, also Duke, or Leader.2.b, bb (v)ב2BBethHouse.3.g (hard), ghג3GGimelCamel.4.d, dh (flat th)ד4DDalethDoor.5.h (rough breathing)ה5HHéWindow.6.v, u, oו6VVauPeg, Nail.7.z, dzז7ZZayinWeapon, Sword.8.ch (guttural)ח8ChChethEnclosure, Fence.9.t (strong)ט9TTethSerpent.10.i, y (as in…

Report on 16th World Sanskrit Conference in Bangkok-2015

The 16th World Sanskrit Conference was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 28th June till 2nd July 2015, co-organised by the International Association of Sanskrit Studies and the Sanskrit Studies Centre, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. The venue was the Renaissance Hotel. This WSC was under the patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, in whose honour it was held on the occasion of her birthday.

Arabic Lexicon

The first Arabic lexicon is that which is generally ascribed to al-K͟halīl, and entitled Kitābu ʾl ʿAin. The following are the most celebrated Arabic dictionaries composed after the ʿAin.

Latin Language

Latin is an ancient Indo-European language(originated from Sanskrit) originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. Latin gained wide currency, especially in Europe, as the formal language of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire, and, after Rome's conversion to Christianity, of the Roman Catholic Church (although by the time…

The unique lunacy of English language

Sometimes I think all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane. In what language do people recite at a play, and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?