By Sir George Webbe Dasent , Thomas Markey Rasmus Kristian Rask
This quantity encompasses a reprint of the English translation (1843) by means of Sir George Webbe Dasent of Rask’s Anvising until Isländskan eller Nordiska Fornspråket (1818). This re-edition, with an further bio-bibliography of Rask, may still permit the linguist of at the present time to procure a reasonably rounded photograph of this significant 19th-century student who, including Bopp and Grimm, has justly been ranked one of the founding fathers of the comparative-historical learn of Indo-European languages.
Rasmus Kristian Rask (1787–1832) didn't occupy himself with old linguistics on my own as a comparativist, but additionally with language as a procedure according to a thought of constitution made out of 3 key principles: the belief of wholeness, the belief of transformation (derivation and composition), and the assumption of self-regulation. He formulated theoretical and useful premises for the composition of grammars, and during this he used to be a ways prior to his time and in nearer proximity to the linguistic issues and difficulties of our period. From either theoretical and pedagogical issues of view, Rask’s grammar of Icelandic is still a such a lot impressive paintings.
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1796. Beispiele einev analytischen Methode beym grammatischen Unterrichte im Griechischen. Magdeburg: Heinrichshofen. Dexter, George (1838-83). 1881. "Letter from Erasmus Rask to Henry Wheaton, 1831, 29 Dec". 18-22. Diderichsen, Paul (1905-64). 1960. Rasmus Rask og den grammatiske tra dition. ) Copenhagen: E. Munksggard. Fowkes, Robert A(llen). 1964. "The Linguistic Modernity of Jacob Grimm". 56-61. Fussing, Hans Hinrichsen (1897-1956). 1932. "Raskiana". 148-56. Ginschel, Gunhild. 1956. Jacob Grimm: Aufgaben tion.
1906. Norrøn Syntax. Aschehoug. Retskrivningstheo- Kristiania [Oslo]: H. Paul, Hermann (1846-1921). 1901. "Geschichte der germanischen Philolo gie". Grundriß der germanischen Philologie ed. by H. Paul, 2nd rev. 9-158. Strassburg: K. J. Trübner. Pedersen, Holger (1867-1953). 1931. Linguistic Science in the Nine teenth Century: Methods and results. Transi. by John Webster Spargo. : Harvard Univ. Press. , under the title "The Discovery of Language", Bloomington: Indiana Univ. ) Pedersen, Holger.
By M. Hettema. Leeuwarden: H. C. Schetsberg, XXXIV + 168 pp. [Dutch transi. of Rask 1825b]. "Remarks on the Zend-Avesta and the Zend Language". 524to 540. London. (Also sep. , 1834, 18 pp. ) Samlede tildels forhen utrykte Afhandlinger. I, Med Bidrag til Forfatterens Levnet af Niels Matthias Petersen (1791-1862). Copen hagen: Popp, 115 + 384 pp. II + III = Rask 1836 + 1838b]. c Friesische Sprachlehre, bearbeitet nach dem nämlichen Plane wie die Isländische und Angelsächsische. Transi. with an introd.