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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik 63
Edited By: Arend Quak
Erika Langbroek
Annelies Roeleveld
URL: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookId=ABAG+63
Series Title: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik 63
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Frederik Kortlandt: The Origin of the Franconian Tone Accents

Frederik Kortlandt: English bottom, German Boden, and the
Chronology of Sound Shifts

Diether Schürr: Wodan oder Warg: zum Brakteaten Nebenstedt I

Elena Afros: Is cyssađ in Exeter Book Riddle 30a: 6b an
Instance of Morphological Levelling?

Ellen Baßler und Ernst Hellgardt: Die Freckenhorster Heberolle - eine
Fälschung?

Arwen van Zanten: Going Berserk: in Old Norse, Old Irish and Anglo-Saxon
Literature

Jan Meijer: Punctuation Marks on Viking Age Rune Stones

Gary C. Shockey: “Dîne gehôrte hôrte ich”: Zur Frage der werkimmanenten
Hermeneutik in der “Erlösung” und Parallellismen

Petra Hörner: Der Wilde Mann: „Seliger sind, die nicht sehen und doch glauben“

William Sayers: Sailing Scenes in Works of the Pearl Poet
(Cleanness and Patience)

Florian Kragl: Wer hat den Hirsch zum Köder gemacht? Der ,Münchner Oswald’,
spiritualiter gelesen

Erika Langbroek & Annelies Roeleveld: Die 'Umgebung' der niederdeutschen
Apokalypse in Basel, F.VII.12: Ergebnisse einer stemmatologischen
Untersuchung und einer Reimuntersuchung

Johan Winkelman: Mittelniederländische Tragezeichen und die
nordwesteuropäische Kulturlandschaft. Zum kulturellen Transfer im
Spätmittelalter

Michael Bärmann: Nochmals: ein Eintrag zu Johannes Pauli im Anniversarbuch
des Freiburger Franziskanerklosters

Albrecht Classen: Poetische Proteste gegen den Krieg: der Meistersänger
Hans Sachs als früher Kriegsgegner im 16. Jahrhundert
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Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9042022566
ISBN-13: 9789042022560
Pages: 329
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