A Sketch of the Modern Languages of the East Indies

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Trübner & Company, 1878 - 198 pages

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Page 42 - Las been discovered in the language of their conquerors. The Brahui enables us to trace the Dravidian race beyond the Indus to the southern confines of Central Asia. The Brahui language, considered as a whole, seems to be derived from the same source as the Panjabi and Sindhi, but it evidently contains a Dravidian element...
Page 93 - Nepal, to the westward of the great valley, dwell, in scanty numbers and nearly in a state of nature, two broken tribes having no apparent affinity with the civilized races of that country, and seeming like the fragments of an earlier population. " They toil not, neither do they spin ; they pay no taxes, acknowledge no...

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