On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer; Containing an Investigation of the Correspondence of Writing with Speech in England from the Anglosaxon Period to the Present Day, Volume 2; No. 7

On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer; Containing an Investigation of the Correspondence of Writing with Speech in England from the Anglosaxon Period to the Present Day, Volume 2; No. 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...condicionne, 40 of Northern origin. In the first 42 whiche whate 41 eke whatte araie, 42 lines of the prologue in the Lansdowne knighte, where the Harleian shews no MS. No. 851, with which Wright e, and: 8 half, 9 smal, 11 her, 30 sonn, and Morris collated the Harleian 7334 31 had, 32 felawschep, where the Har to form their texts, we find: 1 wy be, leian has the final e. It is obvious 2 hafe, 3 suche lycoure, 4 whiche that no conclusions respecting e final flouro, 5 eke brejie, 6 hajie hethe, 7 could be deduced from such an ortho habe ramme, 12 one, 13 straungere, 14 graphy. lange = (ruir,1 bharzo, rai-z-, myts--, Twhe, kEE'z, knirbf, Heer'de, Heerds, Herberh-, bhai'ze, larze, szakht'e, l-q--), and so forth, mostly representing some other vowel in old high German. 2) it is inflexional, frequently expressing--a) plurals as der-Wind die Winde, der Zug die Zilge, der Herzog die Herzoge, &c. = (der bhind dii bhind'e, der tsuugu?h die tsyyh-, der Herts-og dii Herts'oghe). b) dative cases singular, as dem Winds, dem Zuge, dem Herzoge = (deem bhind'e, deem teuugwh, deem nerts-ogh-). c) the plural of the indefinite adjective, as gute Gditer, alle Menichen, lange Heisen = (guut'e gcet'er, al"- menshren, aq-e raiz'm). d) the feminine singular of the indefinite adjective, as gute Mutter, arme Frau, keine Frucht = (guut'e mut'er, arm-frau, kaiira frukttmt). e) the nominative singular of the definite adjective in all genders, and accusative feminine and neuter, as der gute Mann die gute Frau, dm gute Weib, ich ehre die gute Frau und das gute Weib = (der guut'e man, dii guut'e frau, das guut'e bhaib, iAh ee-r#), &c. /) the imperative singular of verbs, as liebe Gott, ehre den Konig = (liiV- got, ee-r-...show more

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