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The first mention of a Uralic people is in Tacitus's Germania, mentioning the Fenni ( usually interpreted as referring to the Sami ) and two other possibly Uralic tribes living in the farthest reaches of Scandinavia.
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The first mention of an electric plant in Manchester seems to be one installed in Reuben Colvin's and Houghton's gristmill on the West Branch in Factory Point.
Vandiver likely will mention the $100 million highway bond issue approved earlier in the session as his first priority item.
The first mention of " The Ashes " in Wisden Cricketers ' Almanack occurs in 1905, while Wisdens first account of the legend is in the 1922 edition.
The modern history of Abensberg, which is often incorrectly compared with that of the 3rd century Roman castra ( military outpost ) of Abusina, begins with Gebhard, who was the first to mention Abensberg as a town, in the middle of the 12th century.
Amber is discussed by Theophrastus, possibly the first historical mention of the material, in the 4th century BC.
The first known mention of the city of Akkad is in an inscription of Enshakushanna of Uruk, where he claims to have defeated Agade — indicating that it was in existence well before the days of Sargon of Akkad, whom the Sumerian King List claims to have built it.
The first mention of aeronautics in history was in the writings of ancient Egyptians who described the flight of birds.
It is commonly believed that Saul changes his name to Paul at this time, but the source of this claim is unknown, the first mention of another name is later (), during his first missionary journey.
Strabo's mention of the Battle of Teutoburg Forest places his knowledge in the final years of Augustus ' reign and after, which is the early first century.
The first mention of an arcological structure might be in H. G. Wells's When the Sleeper Wakes, published in 1899.
The first known mention of the word was in the third century AD in a book called Liber Medicinalis ( sometimes known as De Medicina Praecepta Saluberrima ) by Quintus Serenus Sammonicus, physician to the Roman emperor Caracalla, who prescribed that malaria sufferers wear an amulet containing the word written in the form of a triangle:
In the first episode of Daria, she and her family move from Beavis and Butt-Head's hometown of Highland to Lawndale — the only references to the original show is a single mention of Highland in the first episode, with Daria saying Lawndale can't be a second Highland " unless there's uranium in the drinking water here too ".
The first mention of the stolen base, in a statistical sense was in the 1877 scoring rules adopted by the National League which noted credit toward a player's total bases when a base is stolen.
The first mention of the language as the " Bulgarian language " instead of the " Slavonic language " comes in the work of the Greek clergy of the Bulgarian Archbishopric of Ohrid in the 11th century, for example in the Greek hagiography of Saint Clement of Ohrid by Theophylact of Ohrid ( late 11th century ).
I could exceedingly plainly perceive it to be all perforated and porous, much like a Honey-comb, but that the pores of it were not regular these pores, or cells, were indeed the first microscopical pores I ever saw, and perhaps, that were ever seen, for I had not met with any Writer or Person, that had made any mention of them before this.
At one point in 1984 Winston Smith, the protagonist of Orwell's novel, tries " to remember in what year he had first heard mention of Big Brother.
The Dutch explorer and entrepreneur David de Vries gives the first mention of it in his journal for the year 1642 (" the Wickquasgeck Road over which the Indians passed daily ").
Upham shows a balanced and complicated view of Cotton Mather such as this first mention: " One of Cotton Mather's most characteristic productions is the tribute to his venerated master.
Although the idea expressed in Cogito ergo sum is widely attributed to Descartes, he was not the first to mention it.
first and Uralic
According to the recently most widespread presumption, Finno-Ugric ( or Uralic ) languages were first spoken in Finland and the adjacent areas during the ( typical ) Comb Ceramic period, around 4000 BCE at the latest.
These two authors were thus the first to outline what was to become the classification of the Finno-Ugric ( and later Uralic ) family.
They are not a diverse group of languages, having separated perhaps in the last centuries BC ( Janhunen 1998 ), and are traditionally considered to be an outgroup, branching off first from the other Uralic languages.
The only languages which are predominantly found in Europe, North Asia and South Asia and are not part of the language families above are the Basque language spoken in Northern Spain and Southwestern France, the three living language families of the Caucasus mountains ( Northwest Caucasian, Northeast Caucasian and South Caucasian, with the first two sometimes proposed as members of a single North Caucasian language family ), the Paleosiberian languages ( the Yukaghir languages of Central Siberia ( viewed by some linguists as a divergent branch of the Uralic languages ), and the Chukotko-Kamchatkan languages of Eastern Siberia, a grouping which sometimes includes the geographically adjacent Nivkh language, although it is sometimes treated as a language isolate, and Yenesian ), and a few South Asian linguistic isolates, such as Burushaski, spoken mostly in isolated pockets of Northern Pakistan, and the two indigenous language families of the Andamanese people ( Great Andamanese and Ongan ), and perhaps Nihali ( spoken in West Central India ).
Old Japanese when first attested had eight vowels, rather than the current five ( which were lost within a century of the oldest preserved writings ) which was close to the vowel system seen in Uralic and Altaic languages.
Complicated systems are found in the Uralic languages ; for example, Nenets has 27 ( 3 × 3 × 3 ) different forms to distinguish the possessor ( first, second, third person ), the number of possessors ( singular, dual, plural ) and the number of objects ( singular, dual, plural ).
Then, Uralic speakers would have been the first to settle most of Europe, and the language of the Indo-European invaders was influenced by the native Uralic population, producing the Germanic protolanguage.
The contrastive presence of rounded vowels beyond the first syllable, atypical of Uralic languages in general, is also present in both Finnic and Samic ( and again also Samoyedic ).
A genetic relationship between Indo-European and Uralic was first proposed by the Danish linguist Vilhelm Thomsen in 1869 ( Pedersen 1931: 336 ) but was received with little enthusiasm.
The most common arguments in favour of a relationship between Indo-European and Uralic are based on seemingly common elements of morphology, such as the pronominal roots (* m-for first person ; * t-for second person ; * i-for third person ), case markings ( accusative *- m ; ablative / partitive *- ta ), interrogative / relative pronouns (* kʷ-' who ?, which?
** the oldest existing text in Hungarian: the 12th century Funeral Sermon and Prayer is the first known continuous prose text in Hungarian ( and in the Uralic language family as a whole ).
first and people
When I mentioned that for my first long voyage I did not even have the money for the return fare, but had trusted to luck that I would earn a sufficient amount, the young people looked at me doubtingly.
At first glance this appears strange: of all people, was not America founded by rugged individualists who established a new way of life still inspiring `` undeveloped '' societies abroad??
And to do this requires first of all the kind of information about people which is provided by the scientists in industrial anthropology and consumer research, who, for example, tell Courtenay that three days is the `` optimum priming period for a closed social circuit to be triggered with a catalytic cue-phrase '' -- which means that an effective propaganda technique is to send an idea into circulation and then three days later reinforce or undermine it.
Independence Day is the appropriate date as a symbolical reminder of the American article of faith that governments are instituted among men to secure to them certain inalienable rights, the first of which is life, and when any government becomes subversive of that end, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it.
How titillating it was to go among people who did not know him as the composer, but who talked in the most glowing terms of the promise of the piece after having heard the first rehearsals.
`` You are bound to get involved with people when you have children '', Fran had told me at our first meeting, `` so it is good to know that those with whom you get involved are not just dreary little housewives and dull husbands, but People Who Do Things ''.
Thus in Mary wrote an account of the trip first strong stress on Mary marks Mary as the first in a series of people who wrote accounts of the trip, strong stress on wrote marks the writing as the first of a series of actions of Mary's concerned with an account of her trip ( about which she may later have made speeches, for example ), and strong stress on trip makes the trip the first of a series of subjects about which Mary wrote accounts.
If we thus spent our very first day in the midst of a large number of your people honoring a new hero and a great national achievement, our last day, to us at least, was equally impressive and very moving, even though the crowds were absent and there was almost complete silence.
For example, he cites the following data from two studies on job satisfaction: in the first study, 85 per cent of professionals and executives, 64 per cent of white collar people, and 41 per cent of factory workers expressed satisfaction with their jobs ; ;
The waves are separated by intervals of 15 minutes to an hour or more ( because of their great length ), and this has often lulled people into thinking after the first great wave has crashed that it is all over.
Radio broadcasts, however -- now that even plain people could afford `` loud speakers '' on their sets -- held old fans to the major-league races and attracted new ones, chiefly women, who through what the philosopher called the ineluctable modality of audition, became first inured, then attracted, then addicted to the long afternoon recitals of the doings in some distant baseball park.
For the first fifteen or twenty minutes it's possible to be more or less interested in window displays, then in people passing by.
For the first time in history, the U.S. has produced a society in which less than one-tenth of the people turn out so much food that the Government's most embarrassing problem is how to dispose inconspicuously of 100 million tons of surplus farm produce.
He had known when he first helped her to meet the right people and work with them that she did not intend to marry him.
Although this was the first time that Helva had seen unshelled people, she took this experience calmly.
The first awards were presented on May 16, 1929, at a private brunch at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel with an audience of about 270 people.
The statues of Apollo were thought to incarnate his living presence, and these representations of illusive imaginative reality had deep roots in the Minoan period, and in the beliefs of the first Greek speaking people who entered the region during the bronze-age.
* In 1896 Frank Samuelsen and George Harbo from Norway became the first people to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean.
At first, people indulge in fantasies, imagining the missing person's return, but then they start to feel like prisoners, drifting through life with nothing left but the past, since they do not know how long into the future their ordeal may last.
* International Jazz Day, organized by UNESCO, first observed in 2012, " is intended to raise awareness in the international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people.
The tours generally had fewer Tests in the 1880s and 1890s than people have grown accustomed to in more recent years, the first five-Test series taking place only in 1894 – 95.