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Geschichte der deutschen Sprache

Geschichte der deutschen Sprache
2 Volume Paperback Set

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics

  • Date Published: February 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108006637

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About the Authors
  • Jacob Grimm (1785–1863) became a household name around the world through the collections of fairy tales he compiled with his brother Wilhelm. Jacob's specialism was the history of the German language, which he studied in the broader context of Indo-European philology. Others working in this burgeoning field included the older scholar Rasmus Rask and Grimm's contemporary Franz Bopp (also published in this series). Grimm's two-volume Geschichte der deutschen Sprache, reissued here, was first published in 1848. It is noteworthy especially for the chapter on the major sound shift now known as Grimm's Law or die erste deutsche Lautverschiebung, which sets out regular mappings between Germanic consonants and those found in earlier Indo-European languages, such as English father and Latin pater. The book also contains a wealth of comparative material on phonology, vocabulary and grammar within Germanic and across the Indo-European spectrum.

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    • Date Published: February 2010
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108006637
    • dimensions: 323 x 250 x 70 mm
    • weight: 1.8kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume I: Preface
    1. Zeitalter und Sprachen
    2. Hirten und Ackerbauer
    3. Das Vieh
    4. Die Falkenjagd
    5. Ackerbau
    6. Feste und Monate
    7. Glaube Recht Sitte
    8. Einwanderung
    9. Thraker und Geten
    10. Skythien
    11. Urverwandtschaft
    12. Vocalismus
    13. Die Spiration
    14. Die Liquation
    15. Die Stummen
    16. Die Lautabstufung
    17. Die Lautverschiebung
    18. Die Gothen
    19. Die Hochdeutschen
    20. Die Franken
    Volume II:
    21. Die Hessen und Bataven
    22. Hermunduren
    23. Die Niederdeutschen
    24. Friesen und Chauken
    Langobarden und Burgunden
    26. Die Übringen Oststämme
    27. Scandinavien
    28. Die Edda
    29. Germanen und Deutsche
    30. Rückblick
    31. Deutsche Dialekte
    32. Der Ablaut
    33. Die Reduplication
    34. Schwache Verba
    35. Verschobnes Praeteritum
    36. Die Vocale der Declination
    37. Der Instrumentalis
    38. Schwache Nomina
    39. Der dualis
    40. Recht und Link
    41. Milch und Fleisch
    42. Schluss.

  • Author

    Jacob Grimm

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