A Guide to the Anglo-Saxon Tongue: A Grammar After Erasmus Rask ; Extracts in Prose and Verse with Notes, Etc. for the Use of Learners and an Appendix
J. R. Smith, 1846 - English language - 196 pages
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ablative accusative added adjectives agreeing answers Apollonius becomes býđ called chief Class cloth comon Comp complex conjugated contains contracted cwæd dative Declension declined dóhtor ealle edited ending English eów fæder feminine former forms fultume genitive German gold Goth govern hence heó híg hine hwæt hyre imperf imperfect land Latin letter likewise Lord mæg masc meaning names nán neut neuter nouns ofer Order originally past pers person plur plural post 8vo prefix preposition pres present printed pronoun rule secge seems sense seó short simple sing singular sometimes stands swá third thou usually verbs vowel wæs wiđ þá þæs þæt þám þing þú þý
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