Re: Beginner Pronounciation
- Thanks so much! this will help A LOT! Thanks again :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "llama_nom" <600cell@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "mynekoears" <mynekoears@> wrote:
> > I just joined this group begins Im trying to teach myself
> > 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
> > helpful. However, it doesnt tell me the correct pronouciation
> > words. Does anyone know a site that has the correct
> > Thanks.
> Ah, if only I did... There are a few uncertainties over Gothic
> pronunciation. Still, the experts agree on a broad outline.
> a basic uncluttered explanation in Joseph Wright's "Grammar of the
> Gothic Language", which is a good place to start.
> 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"
> Although, as you can see from my recent posts to this group, it's
> always as clear and logical as it could be. In contrast to David
> Salo's course, this takes its examples from the actual Gothic
> that have survived. If you read German, there's Wilhelm
> Braune's "Gotische Grammatik".
> See page 1 onwards. This has more detail than Wright and explains
> more of the reasoning behind the reconstructed pronunciation, as
> as citing more differing viewpoints. Braune is more cautious in
> ways and leaves some questions open without expressing a
> Another German book is Wilhelm Streitberg's "Gotisches
> See page 44 onwards. Lots of interesting detail and a somewhat
> different interpretation of the evidence.