A Grammar of the Icelandic or Old Norse Tongue by Sir George Webbe Dasent , Thomas Markey Rasmus Kristian
By Sir George Webbe Dasent , Thomas Markey Rasmus Kristian Rask
This quantity includes a reprint of the English translation (1843) via Sir George Webbe Dasent of Rask’s Anvising until eventually Isländskan eller Nordiska Fornspråket (1818). This re-edition, with an further bio-bibliography of Rask, may still allow the linguist of at the present time to acquire a reasonably rounded photo of this significant 19th-century pupil who, including Bopp and Grimm, has justly been ranked one of the founding fathers of the comparative-historical examine of Indo-European languages.
Rasmus Kristian Rask (1787–1832) didn't occupy himself with ancient linguistics on my own as a comparativist, but in addition with language as a approach in accordance with a thought of constitution made out of 3 key principles: the assumption of wholeness, the belief of transformation (derivation and composition), and the belief of self-regulation. He formulated theoretical and sensible premises for the composition of grammars, and during this he was once some distance prior to his time and in nearer proximity to the linguistic matters and difficulties of our period. From either theoretical and pedagogical issues of view, Rask’s grammar of Icelandic is still a so much notable paintings.
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Rask 1824b]. b "Modbemærkninger ved Anmældelsen af min frisiske Sproglære i Götting, gel. Anz. 9-12". 98-100 (July). [Cf. Rask 1825b, and Rask 1825a - for full details on the periodical]. XXXIX SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RASK'S WORKS 1826c "Om Zendsprogets og Zendavestas Ældre og Ægthed". 231-74. Copenhagen. = Ueber das Alter und die Echtheit der Zend-Spraehe und des ZendAvesta, und Herstellung des Zend-Alphabets, nebst einer Übersieht des gesammten Spraehstammes. Transi. by Friedrich Heinrich von der Hagen (1780-1856).
Transi. from the Danish by B(enjamin) Thorpe (1782-1870). Copenhagen: S. L. Møller, LX + 224 pp. (2nd rev. ) - Transi. of Rask, Angelsaksisk Sproglaere tilligemed en Laesebog. 7, VIII + 44 + 168 pp. 1831a Locmani Sapientia Fabulae 40 recensuit et in usum edidit. Copenhagen: Schubothe, 8 + 24 pp. b kort praelectionum Gjenmaele mod Anmaeldelsen af Professor C[arl] C[hristian] Rafns [1795-1864] Oversaettelse af Jomsvikinga og Knytlinga i "Maanedsskrift for Literatur, anden Aargangs tolvte Haefte".
XLIV BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES Becker, Karl Ferdinand (1775-1849). 1824. Die deutsche Wortbildung, oder, Die organische Entwickelung der deutschen Sprache in der Ableitung. : J. C. Hermann. Becker, Karl Friedrich (1777-1806). 1801-05. Weltgeschichte. 9 vols. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. (5th rev. ) Benecke, Georg Friedrich (1762-1844). 1813. "Über einen vorzüglich der älteren deutschen Sprache eigenen Gebrauch des Umlauts". Altdeutsche Wälder ed. 16, 168-73. Cassel. Benediktsson, Hreinn. 1959. "The Vowel System of Icelandic: A survey of its history".