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JOURNAL 



OF THE 



AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY 



EDITED BY 

JAMES A. MONTGOMERY FRANKLIN EDGERTON 

Professors in the University of Pennsylvania 

VOLUME 40 



Published for the American Omental Society 
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS 

NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, U. S. A. 

1920 



Printed by The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 
New Haven, Conn. , U. 8. A. 



CONTENTS 

Page 

Abbott, J. E. : Maloba, the Maratha Saint i i 300 

Albright, W. F. : XTttu, the Sumerian God of Commerce ... 73 

Gilgames and Engidu, Mesopotamian Genii of Fecun- 
dity 307 

Barret, L. C. : The Kashmirian Atharva Veda, Book Seven . . 145 
Bender, H. H. : Lithuanian Monas, Jclunas 'a place where something 

is spread out' 353 

Blake, F. R. : A Bibliography of the Philippine Languages, Part I . 25 
Bloomfield, M. : The Dohada or Craving of Pregnant Women: A 

Motif of Hindu Fiction 1 

Notes on the Divyavadana 336 

Breasted, J. H. : The First Expedition of the Oriental Institute of the 

University of Chicago ......... 282 

Edgerton, F. : Hindiisms in Sanskrit again 84 

Studies in the Veda 89 

Counter Rejoinder (to E. W. Fay) .... 100 

Evil-Wit, No-Wit, and Honest- Wit . . . .271 

Fay, E. W.: Phonetic and Lexical Notes 81 

Rejoinder to Professor Edgerton 93 

Indo-Iranica 121 

Gavin, F.: The Sleep of the Soul in the Early Syriac Church . . 103 

Kent, R. G.: The Textual Criticism of Inscriptions .... 289 
Koo, T. H.: The Constitutional Development of the Western Han 

Dynasty 170 

Kraeling, E. G. H.: The Tower of Babel 276 

Lanman, C. R. : Phrase- Words and Phrase-Derivatives . . . 194 

The Sanskrit Passive Stem 199 

India and The West with a Plea for Team-Work among 

Scholars ............ 225 

Bharata's Treatise on Dramaturgy (Natya-Sastra) . 359 

Linfield, H. S. : The Dependence of the Talmudic Principle of Asma- 

khta on Babylonian Law 126 

Lutz, H. F. : A Loanwood in Egyptian 71 

■ A Remark on Egyptian r 'part' 359 

Prince, J. D. : A possible Sumerian Original of the Name Nimrod . 201 
Schoff, W. H.: Cinnamon, Cassia and Somaliland . . . .260 

Sukthankar, V. S. : An Assyrian Tablet found in Bombay . . 142 

Studies in Bhasa, I ...... 248 

Thayer, G. W. : Julien 's Manuscript Dictionary of the Manchu Lan- 
guage 140 

Tolman, H. C. : An erroneous Etymology of the New Persian padsah, 

in Relation to the pr. n. nan£ei6 V s (Hdt. 3. 61) . . . . 200 
Torrey, C. O: The mosaic Inscription at 'Ain Diik . . . .141 

Warren, W. F.: Where was Sakadvipa in the mythical World- View 

of India? „gg 

Proceedings or the Meeting at Ithaca, 1920 .... * 204 

Proceedings op the Middle West Branch . .... 134 

Notes op the Society 75 285 361 

Notes op Other Societies, Etc ! 75* 286' 363 

The American Council op Learned Societies . . . '77 

Personalia 80, 144, 224, 288, 360 

List op Members ... „„„ 

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