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The Germanic Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)

by Wayne Harbert

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Germanic & Scandinavian languages,
  • Language,
  • General,
  • Foreign Language Study / General,
  • Linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7755126M
    ISBN 100521808251
    ISBN 109780521808255

      Ulfabros is an interesting book in many ways. Some might find its directness unpoetic, but it doesn't disturb me. Direct statement and poetic expression are not antonyms. As the author puts it: "I don't thrive unless I can tell it like it is." The weakest parts of the book are those where the psychiatrist seems to take over from the budding poet.   This book presents new empirical findings about Germanic heritage varieties spoken in North America: Dutch, German, Pennsylvania Dutch, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, West Frisian and Yiddish, and varieties of English spoken both by heritage speakers and in communities after language shift. The volume focuses on three critical issues underlying the notion of ‘heritage language.

    "The Germanic Languages" may easily be read by scholars with limited knowledge of Germanic philology. It provides a solid introduction to the debate generated by attempts at by: 9.   Free Online Library: WORLD LITERATURE IN REVIEW - OTHER GERMANIC LANGUAGES.(Review) by "World Literature Today"; Literature, writing, book reviews Book reviews Books Printer Frien, articles and books.

    Germanic language synonyms, Germanic language pronunciation, Germanic language translation, English dictionary definition of Germanic language. Noun 1. Germanic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken . Reviews 'The Germanic Languages is a comprehensive survey of Germanic languages characterized by conciseness and lucidity. The way the languages are treated in this edition as well as its editorial organization make it a recommendable reference book for students of the Germanic philology as well as a useful source of information for linguistics dealing either with comparative or historical.


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The Germanic Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys) by Wayne Harbert Download PDF EPUB FB2

'The Germanic Languages is a comprehensive survey of Germanic languages characterized by conciseness and lucidity.

The way the languages are treated in this edition as well as its editorial organization make it a recommendable reference book for students of the Germanic philology as well as a useful source of information for linguistics dealing either with comparative or historical linguistics.'Cited by: I slogged through the entire book for an undergrad ( level) course in the History of the German Language but suffered mightily.

until I found a better book on Amazon that is clear and explains the same material in basic English in an understandable and interesting manner--get the book German:Biography of a Language by Ruth H Sanders - it is Cited by: The Germanic languages are related in the sense that they can be shown to be different historical developments of a single earlier parent language.

Although for some language families there are written records of the parent language (e.g., for the Romance languages, which are variant developments of Latin), in the case of Germanic no written. The Germanic Languages book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Provides a unique, up-to-date survey of twelve Germanic langu /5. This book presents a comparative linguistic survey of the full range of Germanic languages, both ancient and modern, including major world languages such as English and German (West Germanic), the Scandinavian (North Germanic) languages, and the extinct East Germanic languages.

Unlike previous studies, it does not take a chronological or a Author: Wayne Harbert. This volume contains revised and, in some cases, extended versions of twelve of the fourteen lectures read at the conference on “Early Germanic Languages in Contact” held at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense on August – with a paper and The Germanic Languages book review article added at the end on themes pertaining to the aim and scope of the symposium.

West Germanic languages - West Germanic languages - Yiddish: Although there were some 11 million speakers of Yiddish before World War II, approximately half of them were killed in the Nazi Holocaust.

There are several million Yiddish speakers today, including native speakers and those who use it as a second language. Most speakers live in the United States and Israel. Germanic languages continued to be spoken in the Germanic home lands of Scandinavia and central Germany, and are of course till spoken there today.

These include German and Dutch on the Continent, and the Scandinavian languages in the northern regions. But the Germanic peoples, as the maps show, went many other places during the years ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: maps ; 24 cm. Contents: The Germanic languages / Carol Henriksen, Johan van der Auwera --Gothic and the reconstruction of Proto-Germanic / Winfred P.

Lehmann --Old and Middle Scandinavian / Jan Terje Faarlund --Old and Middle Continental West Germanic / Marijke J. van der Wal, Aad Quak --Old and. The Journal of Germanic Linguistics (JGL), published for the Society for Germanic Linguistics (SGL) and the Forum for the Society for Germanic Language Studies (FGLS), carries original articles, reviews, and notes on synchronic and diachronic issues pertaining to Germanic languages and dialects from the earliest phases to the present, including English (to ) and the extraterritorial varieties.

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures offers a rich and diverse program of literary and cultural studies, including film and music. We offer students the option to pursue a concentration in German Studies, Scandinavian Studies, or a joint concentration in German and another field.

Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID), UCLA has moved from in-classroom instruction to on-line platform teaching. The Department of Germanic Languages has cancelled all upcoming events. Departmental staff will be working remotely until further notice. Please communicate your needs via e-mail to the following staff members.

The Germanic languages are a language family in the Indo-European came from one language, "Proto-Germanic", and were originally spoken in Northern, Western and Central Europe.

The Germanic languages are separated into the East Germanic languages (all extinct), the North Germanic languages and the West Germanic languagesLinguistic classification: Indo-EuropeanGermanic. "This book presents a comparative linguistic survey of the full range of Germanic languages, both ancient and modern, including major world languages such as English and German (West Germanic), the Scandinavian (North Germanic) languages, and the extinct East Germanic languages.

Germanic languages -- Grammar, Comparative; Bibliography; Filed under: Germanic languages -- Grammar, Comparative -- Bibliography. A Comparative Grammar of the Early Germanic Languages (Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub.

Co., c), by R. Fulk (PDF at John Benjamins e-Platform) Items below (if any) are from related and broader. The Germanic Languages book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Germanic - one of the largest sub-groups of the Indo-European langu /5(7).

English is a Germanic language which simply means that it has historical connections to a group of languages which are found primarily in Europe. The Germanic Language Family is a part of a larger.

Provides a unique, up-to-date survey of twelve Germanic languages from English and German to Faroese and Yiddish. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Eduard Prokosch () was the Sterling Professor of Germanic Languages at Yale University.

He had previously taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Texas, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bryn Mawr College and New York University. Professor Prokosch died in an automobile accident while this book was in galley proof. New German Review is a peer-reviewed journal edited by graduate students in the Department of Germanic Languages at UCLA.

Although the majority of our articles focus on German literature, we strive to publish an interdisciplinary journal dealing with the broader field of German Studies. Welcome to Germanic at Ohio State. Connect with new areas of the world and expand your future career opportunities.

Advanced. German Scandinavian & Swedish Join us in recognizing the achievements of our majors and minors in Germanic Languages and Literatures – ! We will begin by highlighting the winners of our departmental awards.

Fulk’s Comparative Grammar offers an overview of and bibliographical guide to the study of the phonology and the inflectional morphology of the earliest Germanic languages, with particular attention to Gothic, Old Norse / Icelandic, Old English, Old Frisian, Old Saxon, and Old High German, along with some attention to the more sparsely attested by: 4.Michael Swellander, a Ph.D.

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