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  • Eric Craven
    ... well, if there are no problems with copyright i guess this would be perfect.... tx a lot, karen if we could decide whether we want to use this or not, ill
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 3, 1998
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      Karen Bahnick wrote:

      > At 01:31 PM 12/3/98 +0900, you wrote:
      >
      > >
      >
      > >ill send u some material in a few hours, tx a lot for helping...
      > >where did u learn german??
      > >
      > >
      > Eric,
      >
      > Is the short segment I translated below what you are looking for? I thought
      > I'd send a sample of what I could do. I would have done it all, but time is
      > short for me at the moment (later afternoon, local time in Superior,
      > Wisconsin). I'll tackle the rest tomorrow morning when I'm fresh.
      >
      > BTW: I learned German mostly in Germany as a student. Now I'm retired and
      > have some time on my hands. I did my PH.D. in Germanic linguistics a few
      > decades ago at the University of Iowa. Elmer Antonsen was my Doktorvater.
      >
      > KB
      >
      > from Braune/Ebbinghaus
      > Gotische Grammatik
      > 19th edition
      >
      > Einleitung
      > Introduction
      >
      > I. Die Goten und ihre Sprache
      >
      > The Goths and Their Language
      >
      > a) Die gotische Sprache ist die Sprache des germanischen Volkes der
      > Goten
      > (GoutwoneV, Gutones).
      >
      > The Gothic language is the language of the Goths, a Germanic people
      > (GoutwoneV, Gutones).
      >
      > Wohl im fruehen 3. Jahrhundert spalteten sich
      > diese
      > Staemme, die in alter Ueberlieferung als Ostrogotae und Visigotae, heute
      > allgemein
      > als Ost- und Westgoten bezeichnet werden, und die in der
      > Voelkerwanderungszeit
      > eine nicht unbedeutende geschichtliche Rolle spielten.
      >
      > Probably in the early 3rd century these tribes, which were earlier referred
      > to as Ostrogoths and Visigoths but are generally called East and West Goths
      > today, split up. During the time of the great migration, they played a
      > quite significant historical role.
      >
      > Mit dem Untergang
      > des
      > Ostgotenreiches in Italien und des Westgotenreiches in Spanien
      > verschwinden die
      > Goten aus der Geschichte.
      >
      > The Goths disappear from history with the fall of the East Gothic kingdom*
      > in Italy and the West Gothic kingdom in Spain.
      >
      > [*I don't remember my history that well; is "empire" a better word than
      > "kingdom?"

      well, if there are no problems with copyright i guess this would be perfect....
      tx a lot, karen

      if we could decide whether we want to use this or not, ill post more (or
      not)....

      tx

      eric

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