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Indo-European Language and Culture An Introduction

Author: Benjamin W Fortson
Publisher: New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 2011
Series: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin W Fortson
ISBN: 9781444359688 1444359681
OCLC Number: 897582423
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Contents: List of Illustrations xi Preface xii Preface to the Second Edition xvi Acknowledgments xvii Guide to the Reader xix 1 Introduction: The Comparative Method and the Indo-European Family 1 The Study of Language Relationships and the Comparative Method (1.1-12) 1 Indo-European Historical Linguistics (1.13-19) 8 Conclusion (1.20-22) 14 For Further Reading 15 For Review 16 Exercises 16 2 Proto-Indo-European Culture and Archaeology 18 Introduction (2.1-2) 18 Society (2.3-16) 19 Religion, Ritual, and Myth (2.17-36) 25 Poetics (2.37-45) 32 Personal Names (2.46-49) 38 Archaeology and the PIE Homeland Question (2.50-73) 39 For Further Reading 49 For Review 50 Exercises 50 3 Proto-Indo-European Phonology 53 Introduction (3.1) 53 Consonants (3.2-25) 53 Vowels (3.26-32) 66 Phonological Rules (3.33-44) 69 For Further Reading 72 For Review 73 Exercises 73 4 Proto-Indo-European Morphology: Introduction 75 The Root and Indo-European Morphophonemics (4.1) 75 The Root (4.2-11) 76 Ablaut (4.12-19) 79 Morphological Categories of PIE (4.20-24) 83 For Further Reading 85 For Review 85 Exercises 85 5 The Verb 88 The Structure of the PIE Verb (5.1-10) 88 Personal Endings (5.11-18) 91 The Present Stem (5.19-44) 95 The Aorist Stem (5.45-50) 101 The Perfect Stem (5.51-53) 103 Moods (5.54-57) 105 Non-finite Verbal Formations and Other Topics (5.58-63) 107 For Further Reading 110 For Review 110 Exercises 110 6 The Noun 113 Introduction (6.1-3) 113 Athematic Nouns (6.4-42) 114 Thematic Nouns (6.43-67) 126 The Collective and the Feminine (6.68-71) 131 Adjectives (6.72-81) 134 Nominal Composition and Other Topics (6.82-87) 136 For Further Reading 137 For Review 138 Exercises 138 7 Pronouns and Other Parts of Speech 140 Pronouns: Introduction (7.1) 140 Personal Pronouns (7.2-8) 140 Other Pronouns and the Pronominal Declension (7.9-14) 143 Numerals (7.15-22) 145 Adverbs (7.23-25) 147 Prepositions and Postpositions (7.26) 148 Conjunctions and Interjections (7.27-30) 149 For Further Reading 150 Exercises 151 8 Proto-Indo-European Syntax 152 Introduction (8.1-5) 152 Syntax of the Phrase (8.6-11) 154 Syntax of the Clause (8.12-30) 156 Phrase and Sentence Prosody and the Interaction of Syntax and Phonology (8.31-36) 165 For Further Reading 168 For Review 168 Exercises 169 9 Anatolian 170 Introduction (9.1-4) 170 From PIE to Common Anatolian (9.5-14) 172 Hittite (9.15-44) 174 Luvian (9.45-58) 185 Palaic (9.59-61) 192 Lycian (9.62-70) 193 Lydian (9.71-75) 195 Carian, Pisidian, and Sidetic (9.76) 198 For Further Reading 198 For Review 199 Exercises 199 PIE Vocabulary I: Man, Woman, Kinship 200 10 Indo-Iranian I: Indic 202 Introduction to Indo-Iranian (10.1-4) 202 From PIE to Indo-Iranian (10.5-19) 203 Indic (Indo-Aryan) (10.20-22) 206 Sanskrit (10.23-51) 207 Middle Indic (10.52-57) 219 Modern (New) Indo-Aryan (10.58-63) 221 For Further Reading 223 For Review 224 Exercises 224 PIE Vocabulary II: Animals 226 11 Indo-Iranian II: Iranian 227 Introduction (11.1-8) 227 Avestan (11.9-27) 228 Old Persian (11.28-36) 236 Middle and Modern Iranian (11.37-53) 241 For Further Reading 245 For Review 245 Exercises 246 PIE Vocabulary III: Food and Agriculture 247 12 Greek 248 Introduction (12.1-8) 248 From PIE to Greek (12.9-53) 252 Greek after the Classical Period (12.54-57) 263 The Philology of Homer and Its Pitfalls (12.58-67) 264 For Further Reading 270 For Review 271 Exercises 271 PIE Vocabulary IV: The Body 273 13 Italic 274 Introduction (13.1-5) 274 From PIE to Italic (13.6-23) 277 Latino-Faliscan (13.24) 281 Latin (13.25-53) 282 Faliscan (13.54-55) 294 Sabellic (Osco-Umbrian) (13.56-66) 296 Umbrian (13.67-74) 298 South Picene (13.75-76) 300 Oscan (13.77-80) 302 Other Sabellic Languages (13.81) 303 For Further Reading 304 For Review 304 Exercises 305 PIE Vocabulary V: Body Functions and States 307 14 Celtic 309 Introduction (14.1-3) 309 From PIE to Celtic (14.4-11) 310 Continental Celtic (14.12-19) 312 Insular Celtic (14.20-27) 316 Goidelic: Old Irish and Its Descendants (14.28-50) 319 Scottish Gaelic and Manx (14.51-52) 327 Brittonic (14.53-56) 328 Welsh (14.57-61) 329 Breton (14.62-68) 331 Cornish (14.69-72) 334 For Further Reading 335 For Review 335 Exercises 335 PIE Vocabulary VI: Natural Environment 337 15 Germanic 338 Introduction (15.1-4) 338 From PIE to Germanic (15.5-35) 339 Runic (15.36-39) 348 East Germanic (15.40) 350 Gothic (15.41-48) 353 West Germanic (15.49-51) 356 Old English (15.52-64) 357 Middle and Modern English (15.65-69) 362 Old High German (15.70-81) 365 Old Saxon (15.82-85) 370 Dutch and Frisian (15.86-88) 371 North Germanic: Old Norse and Scandinavian (15.89-108) 372 For Further Reading 378 For Review 379 Exercises 379 PIE Vocabulary VII: Position and Motion 381 16 Armenian 382 Introduction (16.1-10) 382 From PIE to Classical Armenian (16.11-41) 385 Middle and Modern Armenian (16.42-47) 393 For Further Reading 397 For Review 397 Exercises 397 PIE Vocabulary VIII: Material Culture and Technology 399 17 Tocharian 400 Introduction (17.1-6) 400 From PIE to Tocharian (17.7-33) 402 For Further Reading 412 For Review 412 Exercises 412 PIE Vocabulary IX: Form and Size 413 18 Balto-Slavic 414 Introduction (18.1) 414 From PIE to Balto-Slavic (18.2-18) 415 Slavic (18.19-39) 419 Old Church Slavonic (18.40-42) 426 Modern Slavic Languages (18.43-55) 428 Baltic (18.56-67) 432 Lithuanian (18.68-74) 435 Latvian (18.75-76) 439 Old Prussian (18.77-79) 440 For Further Reading 442 For Review 443 Exercises 443 PIE Vocabulary X: Time 445 19 Albanian 446 Introduction (19.1-5) 446 From PIE to Albanian (19.6-29) 448 For Further Reading 456 Exercises 457 PIE Vocabulary XI: Utterance 458 20 Fragmentary Languages 459 Introduction (20.1-2) 459 Phrygian (20.3-9) 460 Thracian (20.10-11) 463 Macedonian (20.12) 464 Illyrian (20.13-15) 464 Venetic (20.16-20) 465 Messapic (20.21-22) 467 Sicel and Elymian (20.23) 469 Lusitanian (20.24) 469 For Further Reading 469 Exercises 470 PIE Vocabulary XII: Basic Physical Acts 471 Glossary 472 Bibliography 477 Subject Index 490 Word Index 510
Series Title: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
Responsibility: Benjamin W. Fortson
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Praise for the Previous Edition: "Superb ... [Fortson's] short general discussions of the histories and ecologies of the individual languages are the best I have ever read." (Recensiones - Read more...

 
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