An Introduction to Old Norse (2nd Edition) by E. V. Gordon, A. R. Taylor

By E. V. Gordon, A. R. Taylor

The 1st version of this normal paintings was once released in 1927 and has been reprinted a number of instances. This moment version has been revised and reset and the saga Hrafnkels saga freysgooa is now incorporated in its entirety. The paintings is now to be had for the 1st time in paperback.



"This is a superlative textbook for the instructing of previous Icelandic (language and literature)."--R. Mark Scowscroft, Catholic collage of America

Show description

Read Online or Download An Introduction to Old Norse (2nd Edition) PDF

Similar linguistics books

Housing Culture: Traditional Architecture In An English Landscape

''Housing Culture'' is an inter-disciplinary examine of outdated homes. It brings jointly fresh rules in stories of conventional structure, social and cultural background, and social thought, by means of the meanings of conventional structure in western Suffolk, England. the writer employs in an English context some of the principles of Glassie, Deetz and different writers at the American colonies.

Additional info for An Introduction to Old Norse (2nd Edition)

Sample text

In phonetics, the measurement of airflow during speech; also called electroaerometry. Several instruments, such as the electroaerometer, have been designed to provide such data, using a special face mask which allows separate measures of airflow to be made from mouth and nose. g. a youth/youngster stood on the corner) or the expression of attitude (or affect) in intonation. Affective meaning is usually opposed to cognitive meaning. Alternative terms include emotive and attitudinal. affect alpha A maximally general notion introduced into governmentbinding theory, subsuming the three operations of ‘move alpha’ (or ‘alpha movement’), ‘insert alpha’ (or ‘alpha insertion’) and ‘delete alpha’ (or ‘alpha deletion’).

G. a ‘prefixing’ language (as in Bantu), or a ‘suffixing’ language (as in Latin or Greek). , in the formulation of rules. g. -ing+go becoming go+-ing. (2) In the demisyllabic analysis of syllables, the affix is an optional element attached to the syllabic core. Two types of affix are recognized: prefix (p-fix) and suffix (s-fix), the abbreviated forms being preferred in order to avoid terminological confusion with the corresponding notions in morphology. The point of division between core and affix is shown notationally by a dot.

However, the duration of the friction is usually not as long as would be the case of an independent fricative sound. If it is very brief indeed, the term affrication is used; in some English dialects, such as Cockney, affricated plosives may be heard, such as [ts] and [dz], the auditory brevity of the friction element being indicated in the transcription by the small symbols. It is, then, the combination of plosion and friction which identifies an affricate. In English, only [t] and [d] are released in this way, as in ch-[ Ä] of chip and j-[u] of just.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 47 votes