Primer of the Gothic Language, with Grammar, Notes, and Glossary
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...to tread on; at-binsan, to attract; ga-bairsan, to wither; frlskan, to thresh; wairpan, to throw; wllwan, to rob; windan, to wind; winnan, to suffer; ga-wrisqan, to bear fruit. Class IV. 251. To this class belong strong verbs whose stems end in a single nasal or liquid, and a few others. Cp. 107. Infin. Pret. Sg. Pret. Pl. P.P. i(ai, 65) a u(aii, 69) niman, to take nam nemum numans bairan, to bear bar berum baurans 252. To this class belong also: --brikan, to break; qiman, to come; stilan, to steal; ga-tairan, to destroy; gatiman, to suit; trudan, to tread. Note.--trudan (traj, tredum, trudans), is properly an aorist present, like ga-lukau ( 248 note). Class V. 253. To this class belong strong verbs having i (ai) in the infinitive, and whose stems end in a single consonant other than a liquid or a nasal. Cp. 107. Infin. Pret. Sg. Pret. Pl. P.P. i (af, 65) a e i (ai, 65) giban, to give gaf gebum gibans qiban, to say qaJ qebum qibans safhran, to see sahr sehrum saihrans sniwan, to hasten sndu ( 129) snewum sniwans 254. To this class also belong: --bidjan, to pray; diwan, to die; fitan, to travail in birth; ftalhnan, to ask; bi-gitan, to find; Tilifan, to steal; itan, to eat; ligan, to lie down; lisan, to gather; mitan, to measure; ga-nisan, to be saved; niban, to help;"rikan, to heap up; sitan, to sit jga-widan, to bind; ga-wigan, to shake down; wisan, to be, remain; wrikan, to persecute. Note.--In bidjan (bap, bedum, bidans), the j belongs to the present only, sitan, ligan are new formations. The regular forms would be sitjan, ligjan, cp. the corresponding forms of the other Germanic languages. In frafhnan (frah, frehum, fralhans), the n belongs to the...
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