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Proto-English theory - Was a Germanic language spoken in Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasion?

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How to Pronounce Proto-Germanic

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hvàn òn vuems sceivsern - Jagh

lullaby in proto-indo-european.

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The Germanic and English in the Kurdish (Medes) language

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4 news items

Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:23 -0700

The video below describes more of these systematic sound changes between Proto-Germanic and the rest of the Indo-European languages, and how they were discovered by linguists including the Brothers Grimm (yes, those Brothers Grimm). More in the ...

The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:43:18 -0700

CROSSING the Oresund bridge from Denmark to Sweden is not merely a matter of a cringe-inducing toll (360 Danish kroner, about $66). Those making the trip, as Johnson did recently on holiday, will suddenly find, like the driver whose favourite radio ...
 
Coast Weekend
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:52:30 -0700

From the Old English, spitu, and the Middle English, spite. In use before 1000 A.D. Cognate with the Old German, spiz, meaning spit, and spizzi, meaning pointed the Middle Dutch, spet, the Swedish, spett, and Danish, spid, all from the Proto-Germanic ...

Nyelv és Tudomány

Nyelv és Tudomány
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:15:00 -0700

Márpedig ezt tette George Walkden, akinek nemrégiben jelent meg Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic (Mondattani rekonstrukció és az ősgermán) című műve. Akárcsak a filmek trailereinél, a könyv ajánlójában is sok a sejtelmes, sokat ígérő, ...
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