V.—THE CHINESE, INDO-CHINESE, TIBETAN, AND SYRO-ARABIAN
* *48. Tendency to singleness of idea, with strong sense of verbal
* *49. Consequent deficiency of derivatives ; supplied by combina
tion of distinct words · · · · · ·
50. Phonesis guttural, with strong pressure of breath from the
chest; accent . . .
51. Personal pronouns, suffixes, and prefixes in the Syro-Arabian
languages ; Arabic pronouns and article .
52, 53. Verbal stems ; high subjectivity
54. Active and passive perfect and imperfect of the various stem
forms. · · · ·
55. Moods . .
56. Object suffixes
57. Formations of substantives and adjectives
58. Gender of substantives . .
59. Number of substantives . .
60-62. Declension; arthritic nature of final n and na. .
63. Numerals ; their gender, declension, and construction ..
64. Prepositions, conjunctions, adverbial and negative particles.
65. Verbal expression of position in time . .
66. Weakness of comparative thought . .
67. Construction of verbal nouns seems to indicate strong sense of
process . .
68–70. Weakness of correlation and of the substance o
71. No abstract copula .
72. Irregularities in the concord of the verb and its subject :
73. Constructions for the relative pronoun . . . . . .
74. Examples . . . . . . . . . .