The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,166,437 members ⚫ 1,355,809 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Old English and its Closest Relatives

A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

Old English and its Closest Relatives by Orrin W. Robinson
Buy this eBook
US$ 59.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

This accessible introductory reference source surveys the linguistic and cultural background of the earliest known Germanic languages and examines their similarities and differences. The Languages covered include:Gothic Old Norse Old SaxonOld English Old Low Franconian Old High German Written in a lively style, each chapter opens with a brief cultural history of the people who used the language, followed by selected authentic and translated texts and an examination of particular areas including grammar, pronunciation, lexis, dialect variation and borrowing, textual transmission, analogy and drift.

Taylor and Francis; September 2003
304 pages; ISBN 9781134848997
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Old English and its Closest Relatives
Author: Orrin W. Robinson