Edith Elizabeth Wardale
Published March 14, 2018
Reference - 146 Pages
ISBN 9781138556232 - CAT# Y380567
Series: Routledge Revivals
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Old English is the name given to the language spoken by the Germanic inhabitants of Britain till about the time of the Conquest, or, according to some scholars, till about 1100. It is a member of the western division of Germanic, which is itself a branch of the large Indo-Germanic family of languages. This book gives an overview of Old English and its grammar.
1. The Alphabet 2. Vowels of Accented Syllables 3. Vowels of Unaccented Syllables 4. Accented Vowels in Old English Dialects 5. Vowel Gradation 6. Consonants 7. Nouns 8. Adjectives 9. Pronouns and Adverbs 10. Verbs