Re: [gothic-l] Re: a Gothic poem (verse 3)--syntax, word usage
- On 31.08.2005, at 03:00, Le Bateman wrote:
> Volume I Grimm's Teutonic Mythology. Reprint of the 1876 edition.Thank you very much.
On the note of Gothic 'to dream'. No, I can't find an attested form
either in the Gothic corpus. However, next to _*draum-, draugm-_
consider derivatives of PGerm. _*sweƀnaz_ (swebnaz_). In the OldEngl.
poem 'Dream of the Rood' we find the expression "...swefna ... hwaet
me gemaette", thus, a dream 'that met me'. So Arthur might, perhaps,
as well consider using something like _*swibns_ as 'dream'. As for
impersonal expressions like 'methinks/ mich dünkt', it should be
noted that in (archaizing) NHGerman it's 'mir träumt' with dative,
not accusative. In Icelandic it's the accusative e.g. 'mik dreymdi
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You had "wright-about" in place of "wright_about".
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> Does anyone know the url Sean Crist's Gothic Grammar page, Icannot seem
> to get it open. I wanted to make sure I had the right address.cannot open
> www.ling.upenn.edu\~kurisuto\ germanic\goth_wright-about.html. I
> the page. If someone has the correct url please send it to me.