8496Re: [gothic-l] Re: a Gothic poem (verse 3)--syntax, word usage
- Aug 30 6:00 PMVolume I Grimm's Teutonic Mythology. Reprint of the 1876 edition.
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From: "David Kiltz" <derdron@...>
Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 11:54 PM
Subject: Re: [gothic-l] Re: a Gothic poem (verse 3)--syntax, word usage
On 28.08.2005, at 06:25, Le Bateman wrote:
> Isn't that form guð instead of guþ? Grimm seemed to think it was.
> He said
> the Goths dereived their name from guð. Which is the word for God.
There is no ð in Gothic. At least, there is no special sign for it.
The question of _grammatischer Wechsel_ (Verner's Law) is somewhat
disputed. At any rate, Gothic shows the (most probably) voiceless
interdental spirant þ. Grimm would refer to the Proto-Germanic form.
P.S. Could you give the reference, please ? That is, which of the
Brüder Grimm and where it is said, so I can check it ? Thanks !
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