By Richard M. Hogg

ISBN-10: 0631136711

ISBN-13: 9780631136712

ISBN-10: 144432747X

ISBN-13: 9781444327472

A Grammar of previous English, quantity II: Morphology completes Richard M. Hogg's two-volume research of the sounds and grammatical sorts of the previous English language.

  • Incorporates insights derived from the most recent theoretical and technological advances, which post-date most elderly English grammars
  • Utilizes the databases of the Toronto Dictionary of previous English undertaking - a electronic corpus comprising at the least one replica of every textual content surviving in previous English
  • Features separation of diachronic and synchronic issues within the occasionally complex research of outdated English noun morphology
  • Includes huge bibliographical insurance of previous English morphology

Content:
Chapter 1 Preliminaries (pages 1–6):
Chapter 2 Nouns: Stem sessions (pages 7–68):
Chapter three Nouns: Declensions (pages 69–145):
Chapter four Adjectives, Adverbs and Numerals (pages 146–190):
Chapter five Pronouns (pages 191–209):
Chapter 6 Verbs (pages 210–322):

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4 1 Since the suffix -ung/-ing is heavy, apocope occurs in all forms, hence bodung, lbasung, etc. 36. sg. Nouns: stem classes 31 3 Flasdieck (1930b) attempts to provide a phonological account of the syncretism. Although the closeness of the phonological developments in the two cases ought not to be ignored, it seems impossible to avoid assigning a critical role to morphological forces. sg. sg. This is possible, although unilluminating, and there are difficulties, see especially Dahl (1938: 133–4).

19 In EWS, ja-stems typically were inflected according to paradigms of the following types: Masculine Light Heavy Light Neuter Heavy Singular Nom. Acc. Gen. Dat. se78 man se78 se78es se78e ende end ende endes ende cynn race cynn cynnes cynne wcte punishment wcte wctes wcte Plural Nom. Acc. Gen. Dat. sg. pl. 56ff. A further distinction occurs between light-stemmed nouns such as se78 and light-stemmed nouns which have final -r, for their inflexion in EWS is as follows: Nom. Acc. Gen. Dat. g. bæcere ‘baker’, bdcere ‘scribe’, leornere ‘disciple’, s7ipere ‘sailor’, s7dere ‘shoemaker’, and many others.

Dat. *sunjd *sunjdm *sunjdoz *sunjaai *èardijd *èardijdm *èardijdoz *èardijaai Plural Nom. Acc. Gen. Dat. 40. But additionally, in the original light stems there is gemination of all final consonants except */r/. sg. 1 However, suffixed nouns frequently show degemination in the unstressed suffix. 80), and it could be extended to medial position in inflected cases. 2,3 If degemination were early, the types exemplified by hirnitu, myne7enu, etc. sg. sg. from PGmc *atgairijd, cf. 24. 2 See further Cosijn (1886: §18).

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