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A Handbook of the English Language by Latham

Genders in English 136


ON THE PROVINCE OF ETYMOLOGY.

176-179. Meaning of term 131-133

CHAPTER II.

ON GENDER.

180. _Boy_ and _girl_ 134 181. _Man-servant_ and _maid-servant_ 134 182, 183. Forms like _genitrix_ 135 184. Forms like _domina_ 136 185-189. Genders in English 136, 137 190-192. _The sun in _his_ glory; the moon in _her_ wane_ 138 193. Miscellaneous forms 139-142

CHAPTER III.

THE NUMBERS.

194-197. Numbers in English 143, 144 198. Rule 145 199. Remarks 145 200. Addition of -es 146 _Pence_, _alms_, &c. 147 _Mathematics_ 147 201. _Children_ 149 202. Form in -en 150 203. _Men_, _feet_, &c. 150 204. _Brethren_, &c. 150 205. _Houses_ 152 206. _Wives_, &c. 152

CHAPTER IV.

justify;"> ON THE CASES.

207-211. Nature of cases 154-156 212. Accusatives 156 213. Datives 157 214. Genitives 157 215. Instrumental 158 _All the better_ 158, 159 216. Determination of cases 159 217. Analysis of cases 160 218. Form in -s 160

CHAPTER V.

THE PERSONAL PRONOUNS.

219, 220. _I_, _we_, _us_, &c. 162 221. _You_ 162 222. _Me_ 163 223-225. Cautions 163, 164

CHAPTER VI.

ON THE TRUE REFLECTIVE PRONOUN IN THE GOTHIC LANGUAGES, AND ON ITS ABSENCE IN ENGLISH.

226. How far found in English 165

CHAPTER VII.

THE DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS, ETC.

227. _He_, _she_, _it_ 166 228. _She_ 166 229. _Her_, _him_, _his_, _its_, &c. 167 230. _Theirs_ 167 231. Table 168 232. _These_ 169 233. _Those_ 171

CHAPTER VIII.

THE RELATIVE, INTERROGATIVE, AND CERTAIN OTHER PRONOUNS.

234. _Who_, _what_, &c. 173 235. _Same_, &c. 173 236. _Other_, _whether_ 177


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