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Title: Etymologisches W├Ârterbuch der friesischen Adjektiva
Subtitle: [Etymological Dictionary of Frisian Adjectives]
Written By: Volkert F. Faltings

The "Etymological Dictionary of Frisian Adjectives" contains the entire inventory
of Old and New Frisian adjectives in their Germanic and Indo-Germanic context.
Starting from a Germanic basic form, the phonetic history, word formation and
development of the meaning is discussed for each adjective. Mention is also
made of the loan influences of the neighboring languages Low German, Dutch
and Danish.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Danish
Saxon, Low
Frisian, Old
Language Family(ies): Germanic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110231359
Pages: 690
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110231366
Pages: 690
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95