A Grammar of Old English, Volume 2: Morphology by Richard M. Hogg

By Richard M. Hogg

A Grammar of previous English, quantity II: Morphology completes Richard M. Hogg's two-volume research of the sounds and grammatical types of the outdated English language.

  • Incorporates insights derived from the most recent theoretical and technological advances, which post-date most aged English grammars
  • Utilizes the databases of the Toronto Dictionary of outdated English undertaking - a electronic corpus comprising a minimum of one replica of every textual content surviving in outdated English
  • Features separation of diachronic and synchronic concerns within the occasionally advanced research of outdated English noun morphology
  • Includes broad bibliographical assurance of outdated English morphology

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45ff. 27. These analogical changes are more thoroughgoing in some words than in others. 1 In poetry of all dates, the metre often indicates that the analogical lengthening of diphthongs in inflected cases has not yet taken place; only in the relatively late Met and Jud are there also undeniable signs of lengthening, see Fulk (1992: §§162–9). 26 Nouns: stem classes 1 But certainly in Beo there are many examples of names in -þbo (E78-, Ongen-, Wealh-þbo), see Fulk, Bjork and Niles (2009: 327–8). sg.

1 ErfGl 845 uue8i ‘way’ contrasts with EpGl uuaega, CorpGl 1700 wega. RuneThornhill 3 on ber8i ‘on a mound’ shows apparently the same inflexion but with the original locative meaning. EpGl 494 thys 8bri ‘in this year’ is a temporal locative. 53). 28), though it should be assumed that -i was restored analogically after heavy stems if c was shortened before high vowel syncope, as argued by Bliss (1967: 113–17), see Fulk (1992: §§187–93). sg. form in -um, which may be traceable back to PIE. Apparently parallel forms are meolcum, Angl milcum, which appear both as instr.

On the etymology and development of the suffix, see Suzuki (1990). g. sg. -nesse, etc. part. On such doublets, see Suzuki (1990) and Kastovsky (1992: 387–8). , for example byr8en, and others are never fem. In this context note especially dryhten ‘lord’, þboden ‘prince’, which are masc. a-stems in OE, and the neut. a-stem nyten ‘animal’. On the jd-stems, see Dahl (1938: 152–3) and Bammesberger (1990a: 148). 499. For discussion of the retention of inflexional -u, see (4) below. Some other words of this type show the same phenomenon, thus gydenu ‘goddess’, mennenu ‘maidservant’.

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