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Old English and Its Closest Relatives

A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

by Orrin Robinson

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History,
  • Germanic,
  • Language,
  • Old English, ca. 450-1100,
  • German,
  • Foreign Language Study / German,
  • English (Old),
  • English language,
  • Germanic languages,
  • Grammar, Comparative

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928834M
    ISBN 100804722218
    ISBN 109780804722216

    The book's serviceability in the classroom is assured in a sense for the simple reason that there is no other single work that covers the material summarily." -- Language "[Old English and its closest relatives] is well designed and well written. It is thorough, yet not too encumbered by linguistic facts and linguistic jargon. Old English and Its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist5/5(1).

    TY - BOOK TI - Old English and Its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages AU - Robinson, Orrin W. SP - CY - Stanford PB - Stanford. Old English and its Closest Relatives begins with an introduction to the comparative method in historical linguistics, using that with archaeology and history to provide an introduction to Indo-European and the Germanic languages. Then comes a general introduction to Germanic pronunciation and grammar. The core of the work consists of chapters on seven languages: .

    The Development of Old English – A Linguistic History of English, vol. II, p. ISBN Oxford. Robinson, Orrin W. (). Old English and Its Closest Relatives. A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages. Stanford University Press. Seebold, Elmar ().Ethnicity: West Germanic peoples. Old English and its Closest Relatives A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages. Dukung. Adobe DRM ( / – 1 peringkat pelanggan) 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.


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"The execution of Old English and its closest relatives is workmanlike and conscientious. It is appropriate as a textbook for students who have had no prior exposure to [the Germanic] discipline and who require only a general introduction; it will certainly appeal to the curious lay reader.

The book's serviceability in the classroom is assured Cited by:   If you get a hardon for dead germanic languages, this is the book for you. I own this, and read it every year. If you aren't into grammars of languages, then perhaps this isn't for you, but if you are, this is a lovely comprehensive comparative grammar of (as it says) Old English and Its Closest Relatives/5(21).

Old English and Its Closest Relatives book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At first glance, there may seem little reason /5. It covers 7 of the older Germanic languages -- Gothic, Old Norse, Old English, Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old Low Franconian, and Old High German.

The book begins with an introduction to the Germanic language family, then it moves on to a chapter about the grammatical features that tend to prevail throughout all of the old Germanic languages/5.

The book's serviceability in the classroom is assured in a sense for the simple reason that there is no other single work that covers the material summarily." -- Language "[Old English and its closest relatives] is well designed and well written.

It is thorough, yet not too encumbered by linguistic facts and linguistic jargon/5(). A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages. Old English and its Closest Relatives. Old English and its Closest Relatives book. A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages.

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"The execution of Old English and its closest relatives is workmanlike and conscientious. It is appropriate as a textbook for students who have had no prior exposure to [the Germanic] discipline and who require only a general introduction.

"[Old English and its closest relatives] is well designed and well written. It is thorough, yet not too encumbered by linguistic facts and linguistic jargon [Robinson's] goal, to introduce the reader to the earliest Germanic languages and their interdialectal relations, /5(31).

Old English and its Closest Relatives A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages. By Orrin W. Robinson. Paperback $ eBook 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.

Download Old English And Its Closest Relatives in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Old English And Its Closest Relatives Book also available for Read. Old English is of course the most direct ancestor of the language we speak today, albeit one that has undergone a millennium of continuous change.

Of the other languages in this book its closest relatives are Old Saxon and Old Frisian (below). It seems to have been introduced in the British isles starting in the fifth century.

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc, pronounced [ˈæŋɡliʃ]), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle was probably brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the mid-5th century, and the first Old English literary works date from the mid-7th ts: Kentish, Mercian, Northumbrian, West Saxon.

5,0 su 5 stelle An evaluation of "Old English and Its Closest Relatives" Recensito negli Stati Uniti il 7 ottobre Acquisto verificato. Although strictly more interested in the various languages English came out of, there was a terrific amount of history /5(22).

Get this from a library. Old English and its closest relatives: a survey of the earliest Germanic languages. [Orrin W Robinson] -- At first glance, there may seem little reason to think of English and German as variant forms of a single language.

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Robinson: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(34). 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 4/5(1).

Download PDF Old English And Its Closest Relatives book full free. Old English And Its Closest Relatives available for download and read online in other formats. 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.

All about Old English and Its Closest Relatives by Orrin W. Robinson. This book surveys the linguistic and cultural backgrounds of the earliest kown Germanic languages, members of what has traditionally been known as the English family tree: Gothic, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, Old Low Franconian, and Old High German.

For /5(1). At first glance, there may seem little reason to think of English and German as variant forms of a single language. There are enormous differences between the two in pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar, and a monolingual speaker of one cannot understand the other at all.

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