Hobson-Jobson: The Anglo-Indian Dictionary (Wordsworth Reference) [Henry Yule, A. C. Burnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. lary of Anglo-Indian words, and had made some collections with that view. In reply . the reader will turn to Hobson-Jobson in the Glossary itself, he will find that. Online version of Sir Henry Yule’s ‘Hobson-Jobson: A glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, .

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Excellent collection words which gives incite of wondrous origins of modern English glossary. Then there are sheep here as big as asses; and their tails are so large and fat, that one tail shall weigh some 30 Ibs. Their load is a heavy one, for they are aglo-indian strong animals.

The Concise Hobson-Jobson: An Anglo-Indian Dictionary by Henry Yule

Vain, mightiest fleets of iron framed; Vain, those all-shattering guns ; Unless proud England keep, untamed, The strong heart of her sons.

This is a classic.

Books by Henry Yule. The title ‘Hobson Jobson’ comes from another term covered here but now sadly out of use – the name of “a native festal excitement”. Anglo-indoan helps you keep track of books you want to read.

They are fine fat beasts, and afford capital mutton. Unexpected Essays in the History of Lexicography, pp. Warner rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Murray- Hohson-jobson – pages. Burnell had died before the work was finished, and most of it was finished by Yule, who, however, fully acknowledged Burnell’s contributions.


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Amit rated it really liked it Feb 04, Hobson-Jobson derived from the Islamic cry at the celebration of Muhurram ‘Ya Hasan, ya Hosain’ is shorthand for the assimilation of foreign words to the sound pattern of the adopting language. Retrieved from anglp-indian https: The phrase ‘a muck’ as in “to run amok” has a convoluted history: Chloe rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Doubtless inspired by the success of his books and others of a similar ilk, ‘Hobson Jobson’ is the hobson-kobson of a Victorian dictionary of words from India, Asia and the East.

Hobson-jobson The Anglo Indian Dictionary

Published January 5th by Wordsworth Editions first published The term “law of Hobson-Jobson” is sometimes used in linguistics to refer to the process of phonological change by which loanwords are adapted to the phonology of the new language, as in the archetypal example of “Hobson-Jobson” itself.

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It appears to derive either from a bizarre form of suicidal rage or refer to a caste of shaven headed berserk warriors. A linked problem hobson-iobson that, whilst some of the words may have been in use inwhen first published, they have dropped out of common usage now. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Page – Khalifahs, or legitimate Successors, as his representatives in both capacities. Trivia About The Concise Hobso From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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It takes some effort to work out that that is what the entry is even about. Sir Henry Yule was a Scottish Orientalist.

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