Guide to the Anglo-Saxon Tongue: A Grammar After Erasmus Rask
Smith, 1865 - Anglo-Saxon language - 196 pages
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A Guide to the Anglo-Saxon Tongue: A Grammar After Erasmus Rask
Edward Johnston Vernon
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accusative adjectives alliteration Anglo-Saxon answers become bútan called chief Class cloth comon Comp Comparative complex consonant cwæd dative Declension ealle edition ending English eów fæder feminine former fultume genitive German gold Goth govern hence heó híg hine Hwæt hyre imperf imperfect land language latter likewise Lord mæg masc masculine meaning names nán neut neuter nouns ofer Order original pæt pám past pers person plur plural pone ponne prefix pres present pronoun rule secge sense seó short simple sing SINGULAR sometimes stands swá syllable third thou tongues usually verbs vowel wæs weard þá þære þæs þæt þám þú þý
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Page 191 - Centuries, and it is quite indispensable for the readers of the literature of the Elizabethan period. The additional words and examples are distinguished from those in the original text by a \ prefixed to each.
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Page 10 - Adjectives As in German &c. have a Definite and an Indefinite inflection : the former is used when the adjective is preceded by the definite article, by any other demonstrative, or by a possessive pronoun ; the latter always else.
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