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Elements of Old English

Elements of Old English

by Samuel Moore, Thomas A. Knott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0685217817

ISBN-13: 9780685217818

Pub. Date: 06/01/1977

Publisher: Wahr, George Publishing Company

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780685217818
Publisher:
Wahr, George Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/01/1977
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

Elementary Grammar
Introduction-The Old English Language     1
Pronunciation     4
Masculine a-Declension     19
Neuter a-Declension; Verbal Endings     23
Feminine o-Declension; Verbal Endings     26
n-Stems; beon     29
Third Personal Pronoun; Verbal Endings     32
Declension of Adjectives     35
Change of a to ae and o; [characters not reproducible]es     39
Breaking; ic and [flat]u     43
Diphthongization by Initial Palatals; hwa, hwaet     46
Strong Verbs: Classes I and II     49
Strong Verbs: Class III     52
Strong Verbs: Classes IV and V     55
Strong Verbs: Classes VI and VII     58
Gemination and i-, j-Umlaut     62
Syncopated Forms of Strong Verbs; Comparison     67
u-, o-, a- Umlaut; Weak Verbs: Class I     72
Weak Verbs: Class I     77
Strong Verbs with j Presents; Numerals     82
Weak Verbs: Classes II and III     86
Anomalous Verbs; u-Declension     89
Minor Noun Declensions     94
Preteritive-Present Verbs     97
Contract Verbs; Review of Sound Changes     102
ReferenceGrammar
Phonology (201-273)     113
Indo-European Sounds in Germanic (201)     114
Vowels (201)     114
Consonants (205)     115
Grimm's Law (205)     115
Verner's Law, Grammatical Change (207)     117
Primitive Germanic Vowel Changes (211)     118
Germanic Vowels in West Germanic (217)     120
Germanic Consonants in West Germanic (220)     120
Gemination (221)     121
West Germanic Sounds in Old English (224)     121
Vowels and Diphthongs (224)     121
Consonants (235)     124
Prehistoric Old English Changes (241)     125
Early Consonant Changes (242)     125
Vowel Changes (248-260)     127
Breaking (248)     127
Diphthongization by Initial Palatals (250)     128
i-, i-, j-Umlaut (251)     128
u-, o-, a-Umlaut (252)     130
Unaccented Vowels (253)     131
Syncopation (258)     132
Consonant Changes (261)     133
f, [flat], s (261)     133
h (262)     133
Late Old English Changes (264)     134
Vowels and Diphthongs (265)     135
Consonants (273)      136
Morphology (301-446)     137
Declensions (301-374)     137
Nouns (307-339)     139
Masculine a-Stems, stan, daeg (307)     139
Neuter a-Stems, lim, ban, (309)     140
ja-Stems (311)     141
wa-Stems (313)     142
Feminine o-Stems, giefu, lar (315)     143
jo-Stems (317)     144
wo-Stems (319)     145
Stems in -i[flat]o, streng[flat]u (321)     145
Stems in -in, braedu (322)     146
Stems in -ingo, -ungo, leornung (323)     146
i-Stems, wine, giest, cwen (324)     147
u-Stems, sunu, duru (328)     148
n-Stems, hunta, tunge, eage (331)     149
iz-, az-Stems, lamb (334)     150
r-Stems, faeder (335)     151
[flat]-Stems, haele[flat] (336)     151
Root Consonant Stems, mann (337)     152
nd-Stems, freond, hettend (339)     153
Pronouns (340-350)     153
Personal, ic, [flat]u, he (340-342)     153
Reflexive (343)     154
Possessive (344)     154
Demonstrative, se, [flat]es (345)     155
Relative (347)     155
Interrogative hwa, hwaet (348)     156
Indefinite (349)     156
Adjectives (351-369)     157
Strong, sum, god (352)     158
Polysyllabic, manig, halig (355)     159
ja-, jo-Stems, midd, grene (356)     159
wa-, wo-Stems, gearu (358)     160
i-Stems (359)     160
u-Stems (360)     161
Participles (361)     161
Weak, goda (363)     161
Comparison of Adjectives (364)     162
Numerals (370)     164
Adverbs (375)     166
Conjugation (379-446)     168
Verbs (379-446)     168
Strong Verbs (384-422)     170
Class 1, Bidan (385)     170
Class 2, Beodan (388)     171
Class 3, Bindan, delfan, ceorfan (392)     172
Class 4, Beran (399)     174
Class 5, Metan (402)     175
Class 6, Dragan (407)     176
Class 7, Hatan, beatan (410)     177
Strong Verbs-Paradigms (417)     179
Personal Endings (418)     181
Contract Verbs, teon, etc. (419)     182
Syncopation (421)     183
Weak Verbs (423-438)     185
Class I, Fremman, deman (424)      185
Without Middle Vowel, tellan (432)     189
Class II, Bodian (434)     190
Class III, Habban, libban (436)     192
Preteritive-Present Verbs (439)     194
Anomalous Verbs (442)     196
Texts
Harrowing of Hell     199
Legend of St. Andrew     205
AElfric's Pentateuch     216
Alfred's Orosius     224
Bede's Ecclesiastical History     234
The Forty Soldiers     243
Alfred's Preface, Cura Pastoralis     250
The Old English Chronicle     253
Caedmon     258
AElfric's Colloquium     262
Bodley Homily XII     270
Elene     274
Brunnanburh     277
Beowulf     280
Glossary     285

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