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  • Die althochdeutsche und altsächsische Glossographieby Rolf Bergmann; Stefanie Stricker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 587.00

    This is the first handbook on medieval glossography. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, the work introduces the reader to the subject and history of glossography, and in a comprehensive documentation section it provides an overview of glossed texts, of the chronological and geographical distribution of glossed manuscripts and of the quantity... more...

  • Graphematik/Phonologie der Familiennamen Iby Christian Bochenek; Kathrin Dräger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 475.00

    This essential work with its more than a thousand maps and commentaries is the first to document the surname stock of the Federal Republic of Germany by statistical occurrence and geographical distribution. It meets the interests of linguists with a grammatical part (three volumes) dealing with the phonematics, graphematics, mor-phematics and syntagmatics... more...

  • Geschichte der Edition in Skandinavienby Paula Henrikson; Christian Janss

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    This volume presents a history of academic literary publishing in Scandinavian languages from the Middle Ages to the present time, with a focus on the publication of more recent literature and historical lines of connection. Historical review essays from an academic perspective, together with case studies about key editorial projects, offer an introduction... more...

  • Colloquial Danishby Kirsten Gade; W. Glyn Jones; W.Glyn Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    Colloquial Danish provides a step-by-step course in Danish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Danish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is... more...

  • Ships and Men in the Late Viking Ageby Judith Jesch

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    A critical survey of the vocabulary of Viking ships and their crews, of fleets and sailing and battles at sea, based on the runic and skaldic evidence from c.950-1100, and studied within the context of Viking activity in the period. more...

  • Colloquial Norwegianby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 35.95

    Colloquial Norwegian provides a step-by-step course in Norwegian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Norwegian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • A handbook of Germanic etymologyby V.E. Orel

    BRILL 2003; US$ 241.00

    A reconstruction of the Proto-Germanic vocabulary as attested in ancient and modern Germanic languages and projected to the Proto-Germanic level. It contains linguistic information giving an outline of Proto-Germanic language, culture and prehistoric tradition. more...

  • The Nordic Languages. Volume 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2002; US$ 825.00

    This handbook is a comprehensive history of the North Germanic languages from the oldest times up to the present day. It is not tied to a particular methodology, but keeps in principle to a pronounced methodological pluralism, encompassing all aspects of actual methodology. more...

  • The Nordic Languages. Volume 2by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 825.00

    This handbook is conceived as a comprehensive history of the North Germanic languages from the oldest times up to the present day. Whereas most of the traditional presentations of Nordic language history are confined to individual languages and often concentrate on purely linguistic data, the present work covers the history of all Nordic languages... more...

  • The Syntax of Tenselessnessby Anna-Lena Wiklund

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 168.00

    The Syntax of Tenselessness is an in-depth investigation of verb-verb agreement phenomena in Swedish, including pseudocoordinations of the form John started and wrote 'John started writing' and double participles of the form John had been-able written 'John had been able to write'. The claim is that the relevant constructions involve (disguised) infinitivals... more...