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Author Ringe, Donald.
Title From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic.
Imprint Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2006.

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Author Ringe, Donald.
Series A Linguistic History of English, 1.
Linguistic history of English ; 1.
Subject English language -- History.
Proto-Indo-European language.
Proto-Germanic language.
Description 1 online resource (366 pages).
Contents List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Note on Transcription; 1 General introduction; 2 Proto-Indo-European; 3 The development of Proto-Germanic; 4 Proto-Germanic; References; Index.
Summary This book describes the earliest reconstructable stages of the prehistory of English. It outlines the grammar of Proto-Indo-European, considers the changes by which one dialect of that prehistoric language developed into Proto-Germanic, and provides a detailed account of the grammar of Proto-Germanic. The focus throughout the book is on linguistic structure. In the course of his exposition Professor Ringe draws on a long tradition of work on many languages, including Hittite, Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Slavic, Gothic, and Old Norse. Written to be intelligible to those with a background in modern l.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191536335 (electronic bk.)
0191536334 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 731646905
Additional Format Print version: Ringe, Donald. From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic. Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2006 9780199284139.

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