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Re: Beginner Pronounciation

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  • mynekoears
    Thanks so much! this will help A LOT! Thanks again :) ... gothic. I ... website ... of ... pronouciations? ... There s ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 10, 2006
      Thanks so much! this will help A LOT! Thanks again :)

      --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "llama_nom" <600cell@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In gothic-l@yahoogroups.com, "mynekoears" <mynekoears@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I just joined this group begins Im trying to teach myself
      gothic. I
      > > stumbled upon this website,:
      > > http://members.terracom.net/~dorothea/david/gothic/index.html
      > >
      > > And am on lesson two. I find it very intresting, and that
      website
      > is
      > > helpful. However, it doesnt tell me the correct pronouciation
      of
      > the
      > > words. Does anyone know a site that has the correct
      pronouciations?
      > > Thanks.
      >
      >
      > Ah, if only I did... There are a few uncertainties over Gothic
      > pronunciation. Still, the experts agree on a broad outline.
      There's
      > a basic uncluttered explanation in Joseph Wright's "Grammar of the
      > Gothic Language", which is a good place to start.
      >
      >
      http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~kurisuto/germanic/goth_wright_about.html#i
      ma
      > ges
      >
      > See page 4 onwards. Use the scanned pages (tiff or png); the HTML
      > versions are done automatically and haven't been proofread yet, so
      > they're a bit garbled. You might also find the "Gothic Online"
      course
      > useful.
      >
      > http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/lrc/eieol/gotol-TC.html
      >
      > Although, as you can see from my recent posts to this group, it's
      not
      > always as clear and logical as it could be. In contrast to David
      > Salo's course, this takes its examples from the actual Gothic
      texts
      > that have survived. If you read German, there's Wilhelm
      > Braune's "Gotische Grammatik".
      >
      >
      http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~kurisuto/germanic/goth_braune_about.html#i
      ma
      > ges
      >
      > See page 1 onwards. This has more detail than Wright and explains
      > more of the reasoning behind the reconstructed pronunciation, as
      well
      > as citing more differing viewpoints. Braune is more cautious in
      some
      > ways and leaves some questions open without expressing a
      preferrence.
      > Another German book is Wilhelm Streitberg's "Gotisches
      Elementarbuch".
      >
      > http://www.wulfila.be/lib/streitberg/1920/
      >
      > See page 44 onwards. Lots of interesting detail and a somewhat
      > different interpretation of the evidence.
      >
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