The Resource A history of German : what the past reveals about today's language, Joseph Salmons

A history of German : what the past reveals about today's language, Joseph Salmons

Label
A history of German : what the past reveals about today's language
Title
A history of German
Title remainder
what the past reveals about today's language
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Salmons
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
This title provides a detailed introduction to the development of the German language, from the earliest reconstructible prehistory to the present day. It's supported by a companion website and is suitable for language learners and teachers and students of linguistics, from undergraduate level upwards
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NhCcYBP
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1956-
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Salmons, Joe
Dewey number
430.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PF3075
LC item number
.S35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCOhost
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
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German language
Label
A history of German : what the past reveals about today's language, Joseph Salmons
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1868219
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; A History of German: What the Past Reveals about Today's Language: Second Edition; Copyright; Short contents; Detailed contents; Preface to the second edition; Preface; List of maps; Guide to symbols; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Aims and scope; 2: The depths of prehistory: Up to Indo-European; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 How do we know that languages are related?; 2.2 Germanic's extended family: Indo-European; 2.3 The breakup of IE: the road to Germanic; 3: The dawn of history: Germanic up to the earliest direct attestation; 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Indo-European accent and the Germanic accent shift3.2 Consonants: Indo-European to Germanic; 3.2.1 Grimm's Law; 3.2.2 Fricative + stop clusters; 3.2.3 Verner's Law; 3.3 IE > Germanic vowel changes; 3.3.1 Vowel merger; 3.3.2 Nasalschwund mit Ersatzdehnung; 3.3.3 Anaptyxis; 3.3.4 Prenasal raising; 3.3.5 Diphthongs; 3.4 Morphology; 3.4.1 IE > Gmc nominal morphology; 3.4.2 Basic structure of IE words; 3.4.3 Nominal categories; 3.4.4 Major nominal classes and their Germanic forms; 3.5 The verbal system; 3.5.1 Inflectional categories; 3.5.2 Inflected forms
  • 3.5.3 The Germanic system of ablaut: 'strong verbs'3.5.4 The dental preterit: 'weak verbs'; 3.5.5 Classes; 3.5.6 Endings; 3.6 Die Ausgliederung: breaking up is hard to reconstruct; 3.6.1 The early Runic evidence; 3.6.2 Basic divisions: background and definitions; 3.6.3 How do we determine subgroups within Germanic?; 3.6.4 The migrations: some highlights; 3.7 The earliest texts in Germanic; 3.8 A note on early Germanic syntax; 3.9 Conclusion; 4: From Germanic to Old High German: Early textual evidence; 4.0 Introduction; 4.1 Sound changes from Germanic to Old High German
  • 4.1.1 The consonant system4.1.2 The vowel system; 4.1.3 Prosody and the Laws of Finals: IE > OHG; 4.2 Old High German dialects; 4.3 Old High German morphology; 4.3.1 Nominal morphology; 4.4 Old High German syntax; 4.5 The sociolinguistics of writing Old High German; 4.6 Vocabulary; 4.6.1 Loanwords into OHG; 4.6.2 Borrowing in the other direction; 4.6.3 Survival and adaptation of pre-Christian vocabulary; 4.7 Conclusion; 5: Middle High German: The High Middle Ages; 5.0 Introduction; 5.1 Periodization; 5.2 Sound changes from Old High German to Middle High German; 5.2.1 Introduction
  • 5.2.2 Consonants5.2.3 'Contractions': loss of b, d, and (especially) g intervocalically; 5.2.4 Vowels; 5.2.5 Summary of sound changes; 5.3 Morphology: It's beginning to look a lot like German; 5.3.1 An example of the effects of weakening on the case system; 5.3.2 Base form versus stem inflection; 5.4 Syntax; 5.4.1 Configurationality; 5.4.2 Verbal syntax: more on periphrasis; 5.4.3 Word order and the verbal frame; 5.4.4 Negation; 5.4.5 Nominal syntax: case; 5.5 Social and regional variation come into view; 5.5.1 Sample texts; 5.6 Vocabulary: lexical semantic change; 5.7 Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192561350
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028514755
Label
A history of German : what the past reveals about today's language, Joseph Salmons
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1868219
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; A History of German: What the Past Reveals about Today's Language: Second Edition; Copyright; Short contents; Detailed contents; Preface to the second edition; Preface; List of maps; Guide to symbols; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Aims and scope; 2: The depths of prehistory: Up to Indo-European; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 How do we know that languages are related?; 2.2 Germanic's extended family: Indo-European; 2.3 The breakup of IE: the road to Germanic; 3: The dawn of history: Germanic up to the earliest direct attestation; 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Indo-European accent and the Germanic accent shift3.2 Consonants: Indo-European to Germanic; 3.2.1 Grimm's Law; 3.2.2 Fricative + stop clusters; 3.2.3 Verner's Law; 3.3 IE > Germanic vowel changes; 3.3.1 Vowel merger; 3.3.2 Nasalschwund mit Ersatzdehnung; 3.3.3 Anaptyxis; 3.3.4 Prenasal raising; 3.3.5 Diphthongs; 3.4 Morphology; 3.4.1 IE > Gmc nominal morphology; 3.4.2 Basic structure of IE words; 3.4.3 Nominal categories; 3.4.4 Major nominal classes and their Germanic forms; 3.5 The verbal system; 3.5.1 Inflectional categories; 3.5.2 Inflected forms
  • 3.5.3 The Germanic system of ablaut: 'strong verbs'3.5.4 The dental preterit: 'weak verbs'; 3.5.5 Classes; 3.5.6 Endings; 3.6 Die Ausgliederung: breaking up is hard to reconstruct; 3.6.1 The early Runic evidence; 3.6.2 Basic divisions: background and definitions; 3.6.3 How do we determine subgroups within Germanic?; 3.6.4 The migrations: some highlights; 3.7 The earliest texts in Germanic; 3.8 A note on early Germanic syntax; 3.9 Conclusion; 4: From Germanic to Old High German: Early textual evidence; 4.0 Introduction; 4.1 Sound changes from Germanic to Old High German
  • 4.1.1 The consonant system4.1.2 The vowel system; 4.1.3 Prosody and the Laws of Finals: IE > OHG; 4.2 Old High German dialects; 4.3 Old High German morphology; 4.3.1 Nominal morphology; 4.4 Old High German syntax; 4.5 The sociolinguistics of writing Old High German; 4.6 Vocabulary; 4.6.1 Loanwords into OHG; 4.6.2 Borrowing in the other direction; 4.6.3 Survival and adaptation of pre-Christian vocabulary; 4.7 Conclusion; 5: Middle High German: The High Middle Ages; 5.0 Introduction; 5.1 Periodization; 5.2 Sound changes from Old High German to Middle High German; 5.2.1 Introduction
  • 5.2.2 Consonants5.2.3 'Contractions': loss of b, d, and (especially) g intervocalically; 5.2.4 Vowels; 5.2.5 Summary of sound changes; 5.3 Morphology: It's beginning to look a lot like German; 5.3.1 An example of the effects of weakening on the case system; 5.3.2 Base form versus stem inflection; 5.4 Syntax; 5.4.1 Configurationality; 5.4.2 Verbal syntax: more on periphrasis; 5.4.3 Word order and the verbal frame; 5.4.4 Negation; 5.4.5 Nominal syntax: case; 5.5 Social and regional variation come into view; 5.5.1 Sample texts; 5.6 Vocabulary: lexical semantic change; 5.7 Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192561350
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028514755

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