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Syria | Sanskrit


samyañc सम्यञ्च् Definition: mfn. (fr. sami-= sam-2+ 2. añc- see ; Nominal verb samy/an-, samīc/ī-,or sam/īcī-, samy/ak-) going along with or together, turned together or in one direction, combined, united (accusative with dhā-,"to unite or provide with"[ accusative or dative case of Persian and instrumental case or accusative of thing]) , entire, whole, complete, all (samyañcaḥ- sarve-,"all together")


Greenland


"(The) Israeli zoologist Amotz Zahavi (suggested that) (a)ltruistic giving may be an advertisement of dominance and superiority. Anthropologists know it as the Potlach Effect ... Only a genuinely superior individual can afford to advertise the fact by means of a costly gift ... through costly demonstrations of superiority, including ostentatious generosity and public spirited risk taking... (I)f Zahavi is right ... conspicuous generosity (is) a way of buying unfakeably authentic (self-)advertising." (Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion, pp. 249-251)


USA


"The Americans expecially have that terrible black shadow behind them. It's as if they made a pure-culture (Reinkultur) of all their good qualities, which they bring out into the open, and so you think the person is a hundred percent pure gold." - Carl Jung, My Mother and I. Pg. 245
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Mexico


"The underlying scheme, the quaternio, i.e., the psychological equation of primordial dynamis (prima causa) with gods and their mythology, time and space, is a psychological problem of the first order." ~ Carl Jung, Letters Vol. II, Pages 426-427
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Japan


The most widely spoken language in Japan is Japanese, which is separated into numerous dialects with Tokyo dialect considered standard Japanese. In addition to the Japanese language, Ryukyuan languages are spoken in Okinawa and parts of Kagoshima in the Ryukyu Islands.
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Indonesia


The 1 official language is Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Indonesian is spoken natively by 20% of the population, but almost everyone speaks it as a first or second language. Javanese and Sundanese are the next most widely used. Javanese has more native speakers than Indonesian. Over 300 different native languages are spoken in Indonesia.
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China


"Pinyin" is the official phonetic system for transcribing the Mandarin pronunciations of Chinese characters. It is often used to teach Standard Chinese and a pinyin without diacritic markers is often used in foreign publications to spell Chinese names familiar to non-Chinese and may be used as an input method to enter Chinese characters into computers.
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Korea


Hangeul (한글), Korea's official alphabet, was first invented by King Sejong during the Joseon Dynasty. Originally called Hunminjeongeum (훈민정음), the language was conceived in 1443, and further promulgated by the King in 1446. At the time of its inception, the language consisted of 17 consonants and 11 vowels however, since then, 3 of the originally established consonants and 1 vowel have fallen into disuse bringing the total number of characters to 24. Syllables are formed by the selective combination of vowels and consonants to create words.
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German


Deutsch is the German language word for German (adjective). Deutsche are Germans, while [eine] Deutsche/[ein] Deutscher is [a] German (female and male forms, respectively). See Deutsch (etymology) for details.
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Brazil

Brasil is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population. It is the largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world.

"Love as a principle and order as the basis; progress as the goal." (Auguste Comte)
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Africa

Despite a wide range of natural resources, the continent is the least wealthy per capita, in large part due to the legacies of European colonization in Africa and the Cold War. Despite this low concentration of wealth, recent economic expansion and the large and young population make Africa an important economic market in the broader global context.
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Halifax Central Library

Sunday, 12pm-6pm
Mon-Thurs, 9-9pm
Fridays, 9-9pm
Saturday, 9-6pm

Phone: (902) 490-5700


Margaret Hennigar Library [Bridgewater]

Sunday, 12pm-6pm
Mon-Thurs, 9-9pm
Fridays, 9-9pm
Saturday, 9-6pm

Phone: (902) 543-2548


Alderney Gate Library
(Dartmouth)

Sun: 2pm - 5pm
Mon-Thurs: 10am - 9pm
Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm

Phone: (902) 490-5753