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While in the museum, he encountered Jacob Grimm, the historical linguist of Germanic languages and collector and editor of folk tales, legends, myths, and legal antiquities, who grew up and worked in Kassel until he assumed a professorship in Gottingen and, later, in Berlin.
None of the Germanic languages reaches the RSV of the top Slavic languages in suffixation.
I defend the hypothesis that Germanic languages are all in their old periods V-to-T languages, in a parallel fashion to Romance languages, though later on, in contrast to Romance, they become non-V-to-T.
Nevertheless, it must be observed that for Germanic languages such as German or Icelandic to be analysed as V-in situ is a recent claim in the literature (see (2) above), since they have traditionally been considered to be V-moving languages.
Among other Germanic languages, only Danish seems to follow this German model, to a limited extent, with "Eftermiddagskaffe" (after-mid-day's-coffee) translating as "afternoon coffee"; but very rarely forming words of twenty or more letters.
She is a competitive triathlete and has a PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Princeton University (1995).
It is an old word and appears in many Germanic languages with a meaning like "to jump".
Marc Pierce's "An Overview of Old Saxon Linguistics, 1992-2008," the sole previously unpublished contribution to the collection, provides bibliographical guidance in the face of the relative "traditional neglect" (63) of Old Saxon among other Germanic languages such as Old English and Old Norse.
He received his bachelor's degree in Germanic languages and literature and his master's degree in policy, government and administration--both from the University of Washington.
In reviewing the interplay of Celtic and Germanic languages in early Scotland in the area of cereal crops and food, and, in particular, the loans from Norse, it is of interest to note at least one technological transfer from Celtic to Norse that likely occurred in the Highlands and Islands: Old Irish sorn 'grain-drying kiln' (< Latin furnus) later appears in some southwestern Norwegian dialects (Altnordisches etymologisches Worterbuch 1977, s.
A little later he became chair of Germanic Languages.
He studied Germanic languages and French at The University of Melbourne, and used his languages actively in all areas of work and life.
meaning "poison"; cognate forms Tolkien would have known from the other medieval Germanic languages include Old Norse eitr, Old High German eitar, Old Saxon ettar, hettar.
The author remarks that the primitive Chinese and Finnic could separately have got loanwords from Germanic languages, resulting in a corpus of common Germanic loanwords in Chinese and Finnic languages.
Stephan Schindler, PhD, professor and chair of Germanic languages and literatures in Arts and Sciences, who has taught courses on the global culture of soccer, says that several reasons exist for this phenomenon.