8) The first element, English mirk, later murk(y), means "dark(ness)" in all the Germanic languages
, as in Old Norse myrkr, Old English mirce, myrce, Old Saxon mirki; and in Modern Norwegian and Swedish mork, Danish mark.
degree in Germanic Languages
from the University of Oregon, where he ran the 3000 meter steeplechase for legendary coach Bill Bowerman, and his J.
People who spoke Germanic languages
in the early Middle Ages (such as Vikings) used an alphabet made up of rune letters.
Oxter is another old word from Germanic languages
," says Kim.
Jonathan Wipplinger, University of Michigan, Department of Germanic Languages
and Literatures, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275
He will join his wife, UO Germanic languages
and literature professor Dorothee Ostmeier, performing as a member of the king's court.
25 Which insects take their name in some Germanic languages
, including English, from a folk belief that they stole milk?
The aim of the present paper is to compare word-order patterns of two West Germanic languages
, English and High German, at the early stage of their development, on the example of one clause type, namely non-conjoined declarative clauses.
It took many people here a little bit by surprise," says Anthony Hollingsworth, chair of the department of Foreign Languages and an associate professor of classical and Germanic languages
Swahili already includes many words that have been borrowed from English and Arabic, just as English itself has taken words from Latin, French and Germanic languages
over the centuries.
Anderson is chair of the Department of Germanic Languages
at Columbia University.
00), Reading The Medieval Book: Word, Image, And Performance In Wolfram Von Eschenbach's Willehalm by Kathryn Starkey (Assistant Professor, Department of Germanic Languages
, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill), examines one of the most important epic poems in 13th Century Germany and its redaction in a richly illustrated manuscript created just fifty-five years after the poem's composition.
Garth attributes Tolkien's choice in part to his scholarly interest in Germanic languages
and medievalism as well as his conservative preference for the traditional, but he also shows that the mythic mode, in skilled hands, can be the ideal way to find and communicate the human meaning hidden in a shattering and world-changing event like the Great War.
156-197), are devoted to the development of the definite article in these two Old Germanic languages
That compounding is part of the genius of Germanic languages
generally (as distinct from Romance languages, say): consider the standard apocryphal example in German, Hottentotten-potentatenmutterattentatertoten 'killing the assassin of a Hottentot potentate's mother,' or the Icelandic bilvelaihlutaframleiosluaoferoir 'manufacturing processes for car-engine components.