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This simple introduction to the history of the German language seeks to provide students who have some knowledge of modern German, but no knowledge either of its development or of linguistic theories, with a short account of the essential factors – chronological, geographical and linguistic – and their interrelation.
The material is arranged in three parts. The first traces the history of the German language from its origins in Indo-European through the pre-documentary Germanic period and the Middle Ages to the present day. In the second part the development of the German vocabulary is described, including word formation, borrowing, and change in meaning; and the book concludes with a section on changes in sounds, grammatical forms, and syntax. Emphasis is placed on the development of the standard literary language in its historical and social context, while such topics as dialects and the relationship of German to other Germanic and European languages are treated very briefly as the need arises.
The inclusion of maps, some specimen passages of German its early stages, suggestions for further reading after each chapter, and an extensive classified bibliography also contribute to making this a useful introduction to the subject and a reliable foundation for more advanced work.
Titel: Short History of the German Language
Verlag: Methuen young books
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Dust Cover Missing. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G041615980XI3N11
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books, 1970. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP3281172
Buchbeschreibung Methuen, GB, 1970. Hardback. Buchzustand: VG+. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No DW. 1st Edition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers hw005.085
Buchbeschreibung Hardback. Buchzustand: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR003717514
Buchbeschreibung Methuen & Co., London, 1970. Hardback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. A very nice bright copy in original dust-wrapper. Clean and tight.; A simple introduction to the history of the German language from its Indo-European origins to the present aimed at students. Arranged in three parts. ; 176 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 31976
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 041615980X UK BASED SELLER SHIPS DAILY ALL OVERSEAS VIA AIRMAIL. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GGG0008330
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books, 1970. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P02041615980X
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books, 1970. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Never used!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P11041615980X
Buchbeschreibung Methuen young books, 1970. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 041615980X