I could recognize Vater immediately. Familial nouns don't change much over time; "padre" "pater" "father" "Vater" all come from a PIE word many thousands of years ago.
I don't know a lot about history, but i really enjoy looking at the etymologies of words, especially in Indo-European languages like Greek, English, or French.
Indo-European is the largest language family with about 3 billion native speakers. This family includes many ancient languages like Sanskrit, Greek and Latin. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-European_languages
Why is it "ein Buch" and not "einen Buch"? Is it normal or is it because "lesen" goes with Nominative?
Normally in accusative form " ein will transform to einen " but in this case its still ein buch in accusative. could any one tell me the reason?
'Ein' will become 'einen' only with masculine nouns. 'Buch' is a neuter noun.
In nominative cases, use "mein" when nouns are masculine or neutral. Use "meine" when nouns are feminine or plural.
My father is reading a book is right & My father's reading a book is wrong. Please correct it