Old English and its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 19, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
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This accessible introductory reference source surveys the linguistic and cultural background of the earliest known Germanic languages and examines their similarities and differences.

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Linguistics for the non-specialist (although knowing something going in is definitely helpful). Read full review

Review: Old English and Its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

User Review  - Steve Luttrell - Goodreads

Details not just what you'd expect (Old Norse, Old High German) but also the really obscure (Old Low Franconian, Old Frisian). It's neither too academic nor too dumbed-down. Read full review

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