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Title: A Simplified Grammar of the Swedish Language
Written By: E. C. Otté
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 72

The Swedish language belongs to a northern offshot of the Old Germanic, which
in course of time gavce origin to two slightly different forms of speeach, known
to Scandinavian grammarians as Forn-Svenskan, the Old Swedish, and Forn-
Norskan, the Old Norse. The former of these was spoken by the Svear and
Götar, or ancient Swedes anf Goths; while the latter was the language of the
Norsemen. Contents: the alphabet, articles, nouns, adjetives, adverbs,
pronouns, verbs, modes of Inflection in Old Swedish, etc. (Re-edition; originally
published 1902 in London; written in English).

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Germanic linguistics
Subject Language(s): Swedish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862900893
Pages: 81
Prices: Europe EURO 43.70