This can be the 1st textual content booklet to supply a complete method of previous Frisian. half One starts with a succinct survey of the historical past of the Frisians through the center a long time, their society and literary tradition. subsequent keep on with chapters at the phonology, morphology, observe formation and syntax of previous Frisian. This half is concluded through a bankruptcy at the previous Frisian dialects and one on difficulties concerning the periodization of Frisian and the shut courting among (Old) Frisian and (Old) English. half contains a reader with a consultant choice of twenty-one texts with explanatory notes and a whole word list. A bibliography and a pick out index entire the booklet. Written by way of an skilled instructor and researcher within the box, An creation to previous Frisian is an important source for college kids and researchers of Frisian, previous English and different ‘Old’ Germanic languages and cultures, and for medievalists operating during this zone. The moment unrevised 2011 reprint of the unique variation comprises numerous corrections.
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