A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


Author: Geir T. Zoëga

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486434311

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 551

View: 4177

Icelandic is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language, making this volume invaluable to students and scholars of Old Icelandic and English culture and history.

Place name discoveries on Upper Deeside and the far Highlands


Author: Ian Murray,Adam Watson

Publisher: Paragon Publishing

ISBN: 1782223274

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

View: 8294

In this book the authors present many unpublished place names from Upper Deeside and from counties in the Highlands beyond. These were heard from indigenous folk back to 1941. Names are given with phonetic spellings, so that readers can pronounce them accurately, and in most cases with translations from Gaelic, Norse, Scots or Pictish into English. The book is richly illustrated with photographs of places and informants. Of interest to residents and visitors, it should help preserve for the future an important aspect of local identity and language.

Deciphering the English Code

The Untold History of the Words We Speak


Author: Joseph Aronesty

Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group

ISBN: 0988229706

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 334

View: 1704

In a way anyone can understand, the Common Language Code (CLC) described by Aronesty reveals the underlying science that forms the basis for English and most of the world's prominent languages.

Altisländische Und Altnorwegische Grammatik

Unter Berücksichtigung Des Urnordischen


Author: Adolf Noreen

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780270173048


Page: 226

View: 6273

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Books in Print


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 1582


die Revolution im Netz


Author: Don Tapscott,Anthony D. Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423345644

Category: Unternehmen - Netzwerkmanagement - Onlinegemeinde

Page: 324

View: 7300

An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English


Author: Ernest Weekley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486122867

Category: Reference

Page: 846

View: 4657

Volume 2 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given.

Altnordische Kosmographie

Studien und Quellen zu Weltbild und Weltbeschreibung in Norwegen und Island vom 12. bis zum 14. Jahrhundert


Author: Rudolf Simek

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110121810

Category: History

Page: 643

View: 6239

Altnordisch 1

Die Sprache Der Wikinger, Runen Und Islndischen Sagas


Author: Jesse L. Byock

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535396141


Page: 356

View: 6185

Altnordisch 1: Die Sprache der Wikinger, Runen und isländischen Sagas gliedert sich in fünfzehn inhaltlich aufeinander aufbauende Lektionen bestehend aus altnordischen Textpassagen, Runen, Grammatikbaukästen, Übungen, Karten, (mit gratis Online Lösungsschlüssel www. vikinglanguage.com). Das Buch enthält ein vollständiges Wörterverzeichnis, eine Kurzgrammatik sowie Hinweise zur (rekonstruierten) Aussprache. Hörbeispiele zur Aussprache sind als MP-3-Downloads erhältlich auf amazon.com (unter Viking Language 1 Audio Lessons 1-8, und 9-15 unter "Alle"), auf iTunes und cdbaby.com. Weitere Informationen unter vikinglanguage.com Ausführliche Texte zur nordischen Mythologie sowie vollständige Sagas, Götter- und Heldenlieder finden sich in Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader. www.vikinglanguage.com

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth, Legend and Folklore


Author: Theresa Bane

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786495057

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 428

View: 8047

Here there be dragons--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.


altisländische Göttergeschichten


Author: Snorri Sturluson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783717517962

Category: Mythology, Norse

Page: 255

View: 2437

German Picture Word Book


Author: Hayward Cirker,Barbara Steadman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486277783

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 33

View: 1271

Pictures of familiar everyday situations and scenes keyed with German nouns used to learn the German language.