Old English
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TEST 1 RESULTS TEST 1 RESULTS (old file)

 

OE final results OE final results 22/01/2009



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Introduction
Features of Germanic languages Features of Germanic Features of Germanic Features of Germ. Features of Germ.

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Old English orthography OE orthography OE orthography OE orthography OE orthography
External history of Old English External history External history External history External history
Reading: Mitchell and Robinson (=M&R) Preliminary Remarks on the Language & Orthography and Pronunciation: 11-16.
Text: A Colloquy on the Occupations - M&R: 182-189.

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Old English phonology: OE vowels, diphthongsvowels, diphthongs, consonants vowels, diphthongs, consonants vowel diphth cons vowel diphth cons

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Old English phonology: consonants
HOMEWORK !! Reading: M&R chapter 3 -Inflections: pages: 17-54,
                                                        Learn § 16, 18, 21, 22, 33, 34, 47, 48, 58, 61, 111, 116, 124

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the evolution of OE phonology (1)
West Germanic Gemination
 WGG.pdf WGG.pdf
Text: Abraham and Isaac - M&R: 178-181. Abraham and Isaac Abraham and Isaac

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the evolution of OE phonology (2)
Anglo-Frisian Brightening, Restoration of [α] AFB.pdf AFB.pdf

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the evolution of OE phonology (3)
Breaking  Breaking Breaking breaking breaking

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the evolution of OE phonology (4)
Palatalisation and Assibilation  Palatalisation Palatalisation palatalisation palatalisation

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the evolution of OE phonology (5)
I-umlaut, Back Umlaut  i-umlaut i-umlaut iumlaut iumlaut
exercises exercises exercises exercises exercises
Text: Alfred the Great's Preface to his Translation of Gregory's Pastoral Care  M&R: 204-207.Alfred's Preface Alfred's Preface alfred's preface alfred's preface

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Old English morphology (1): nouns, pronouns: personal, demonstrative, interrogative OE Nouns OE Nouns OE nouns OE nouns

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Old English morphology (2): verbs: strong, preterite present Strong verbs Strong verbs strong verbs strong verbs

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Old English morphology (3): weak verbs
Text: Bede's Account of the Poet Cædmon - M &R: 220-225.Cadmon Cadmon

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Old English morphology (4): adjectives: strong, weak, comparison of adjectives
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OE syntax 
syntax intro syntax intro
OE word order OE word order
OE Passive OE Passive
OE Impersonals OE Impersonals
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TEXTS
Cynewulf and Cyneheard Cynewulf and Cyneheard
Beowulf Beowulf
Wanderer Wanderer

Autor: Jerzy Wójcik
Ostatnia aktualizacja: 28.01.2009, godz. 21:48 - Jerzy Wójcik