|Other titles||Comparative Anglo-German linguistics :, Introduction to diachronic linguistics|
|Series||Sprache & Kultur|
|LC Classifications||PE1099 .P55 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||101|
The book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics, the first to appear in English. It starts with a presentation of the languages of the family (from English and the other Germanic languages, the Celtic and Slavic languages, Latin, Greek and Sanskrit through Armenian and Albanian) and a discussion of the culture and origin of the/5. Author: Falco Pfalzgraf Publisher: Peter Lang ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi Category: Literary Criticism Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: This is a collection of papers presented at the conference «Anglo-German Linguistic Relations», held at Queen Mary, University of London in November The papers cover a wide variety of. 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 languages. In any course of historical and comparative linguistics there will be students of different language backgrounds, different levels of linguistic training, and different theoretical orientation. This textbook attempts to mitigate the problems raised by this heterogeneity in a number of ways. Since it is impossible to treat the language or language family of special interest to every student.
Mark Aronoff is Distinguished Professor of Linguistics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA. His research touches on almost all aspects of morphology and its relation to other aspects of language. He is a member of a team studying a newly-created sign language, Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language, and he has served as Editor of Language, the Journal of the Linguistic . Etymology, Syntax, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Lexicography, Historical-Comparative Linguistics, Semantics and all the other wonderful stuff that I studied in college! Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Comparative linguistics, or comparative-historical linguistics (formerly comparative philology) is a branch of historical linguistics that is concerned with comparing languages to establish their historical relatedness.. Genetic relatedness implies a common origin or proto-language and comparative linguistics aims to construct language families, to reconstruct proto-languages and specify the. A linguist in the academic sense is a person who studies natural language (an academic discipline known as linguistics).Ambiguously, the word is sometimes also used to refer to a polyglot (one who knows several languages), or a grammarian (a scholar of grammar), but these two uses of the word are distinct (and one does not have to be a polyglot in order to be an academic linguist).
The book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics, the first to appear in English. It starts with a presentation of the languages of the family (from English and the other Germanic languages, the Celtic and Slavic languages, Latin, Greek and Sanskrit through Armenian and Albanian) and a discussion of the culture and origin of the Indo-Europeans, the speakers 3/5(1). Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics Volume 41 of Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science (HSK) Editors: Jared Klein, Brian Joseph, Matthias Fritz: Contributor: Mark Wenthe: Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG, ISBN: Comparative Kadai: The Tai Branch defines the linguistic range of an immense, interrelated, and varied area extending from eastern India to southern China and includes the southeast Asian peninsula. This area is comprised of many millions of people with histories, languages, and . The Novel in Anglo-German Context focuses on cross-currents and affinities between fiction written in English and fiction written in German, and the thirty-one contributors to this volume cover authors from the eighteenth century to the present day. The essays collected in this book approach the theme of Anglo-German cultural cross-fertilisation from a number of different angles.