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Title: Altnordisch
Subtitle: Eine Einführung
Written By: Katharina Baier
Werner Schäfke
URL: http://www.narr-shop.de/index.php/altnordisch.html
Series Title: narr studienbücher

Diese Einführung dient als Unterrichtsgrundlage für Einführungskurse in das Altnordische und kann darüber hinaus als Nachschlagewerk für das weitere Studium genutzt werden. Sie richtet sich an Studierende der Skandinavistik ohne fachbezogene Vorkenntnisse. Das Einführungsbuch ist wie eine Grammatik strukturiert, das heißt logisch nach den behandelten Bereichen geordnet: Lautlehre, Lautgeschichte, Nominalflexion, Verbalflexion, Syntax, Übersetzungsmethodik. Es kann somit flexibel an unterschiedlichen zeitlichen Umfang und curriculare Aufteilung der AltnordischKurse an den verschiedenen skandinavistischen Instituten des deutschsprachigen Raums angepasst werden.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Norwegian Nynorsk
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823367680
Pages: 168
Prices: Europe EURO 24.99