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
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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This is a handy hook for anyone interested in comparative linguistics or in the deeper roots of the English language. Robinson's coverage goes beyond formal grammar and vocabulary to cover the varying natures of the Germanic family's literatures and surviving early documents. Read full review

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