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THE ORIGIN OF PROTO-GERMANIC GLOOTTES (b)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/09/18) Early Germanic Dialects We have simply run out of dialects! We’ve done Gothic, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, Old Low Franconian, and Old High German! We’ve even done a reminder, a post on the relationship between the Germanic dialects and a post on Proto-Germanic itself! … Continue reading

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THE ORIGIN OF PROTO-GERMANIC GLOOTTES (a)

The common ancestor of Germanic languages Proto-Germanic, also referred to as Primitive Germanic, Common Germanic, or UrGermanic,is one of the descendants of Proto-Indo-European and the common ancestor of all Germanic languages. Th is Germanic proto-language, which was reconstructed by the … Continue reading

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