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Rask, Rasmus 1787-1832

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Works: 468 works in 1,439 publications in 14 languages and 8,165 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Dictionaries  Academic theses  Personal correspondence  Autobiographies  Diaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Textbooks  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Former owner, Creator, Contributor, Correspondent, Honoree, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: PE135, 429.5
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A grammar of the Icelandic or old Norse tongue by Rasmus Rask( )

66 editions published between 1811 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a reprint of the English translation (1843) by Sir George Webbe Dasent of Rask s Anvising till Isländskan eller Nordiska Fornspråket (1818). This re-edition, with an added bio-bibliography of Rask, should enable the linguist of today to obtain a fairly rounded picture of this important 19th-century scholar who, together with Bopp and Grimm, has justly been ranked among the founding fathers of the comparative-historical study of Indo-European languages. Rasmus Kristian Rask (1787 1832) did not occupy himself with historical linguistics alone as a comparativist, but also with language as a system based on a notion of structure comprised of three key ideas: the idea of wholeness, the idea of transformation (derivation and composition), and the idea of self-regulation. He formulated theoretical and practical premises for the composition of grammars, and in this he was far ahead of his time and in closer proximity to the linguistic concerns and problems of our era. From both theoretical and pedagogical points of view, Rask s grammar of Icelandic remains a most remarkable work
Investigation of the origin of the Old Norse or Icelandic Language by Rasmus Rask( )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition constitutes a reprint of Niels Ege's English translation of Rasmus Rask's prize essay of 1818, which appeared as volume XXVI in the Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague in 1993. The prize essay was published in Danish in 1818. In contrast to other works by Rask, notably his introduction to the study of Icelandic, it was never reissued until Louis Hjelmslev published a corrected version in Danish as part of his edition of Rask's selected works. While Rask lived, a substantial part of the book was translated into German. The present work is, however, the only translation of the work into English and indeed into any other language. It is to be hoped that the field of the history of linguistics will hereby receive a new impetus to scrutinize the early beginnings of Indo-European scholarship. But, just as importantly, the translation of this work of genius reveals that even if details in the substantial treatment of the various branches of language have now been superseded, the theoretical parts of the book are still worth reading by all linguists for their own sake
Kurzgefasste Anleitung zur altnordischen oder altisländischen Sprache by Rasmus Rask( Book )

57 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of the Anglo-Saxon tongue, with a praxis by Rasmus Rask( Book )

31 editions published between 1830 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the Anglo-Saxon tongue: a grammar after Erasmus Rask, extracts in prose and verse, with notes, etc., for the use of learners, and an appendix by Edward Johnston Vernon( Book )

10 editions published between 1846 and 1893 in English and English, Old and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friesche spraakleer by Rasmus Rask( Book )

29 editions published between 1825 and 1832 in 6 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. E.C. Rask's Danish grammar by Rasmus Rask( Book )

9 editions published between 1846 and 1847 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frisische Sprachlehre by Rasmus Rask( Book )

24 editions published between 1834 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samlede tildels forhen utrykte afhandlinger by Rasmus Rask( Book )

24 editions published between 1834 and 1838 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undersögelse om det gamle nordiske eller islandske sprogs oprindelse by Rasmus Rask( Book )

27 editions published between 1818 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angelsaksisk sproglaere tilligemed en kort laesebog by Rasmus Rask( Book )

23 editions published between 1817 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexicon islandico-latino-danicum Biörnonis Haldorsonii. Biørn Haldorsens Islandske lexikon by Björn Halldórsson( Book )

22 editions published in 1814 in 4 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verslehre der Islaender by Rasmus Rask( )

17 editions published between 1830 and 2018 in German and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von der Etymologie überhaupt : eine Einleitung in die Sprachvergleichung by Rasmus Rask( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rasmus Rask und die grammatische Tradition : eine Studie über den Wendepunkt in der Sprachgeschichte by Paul Diderichsen( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in Danish and Salishan languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of the Anglo-Saxon tongue : from the Danish of Erasmus Rask by Rasmus Rask( Book )

12 editions published between 1865 and 1879 in English and German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the Anglo-Saxon tongue : a grammar after Erasmus Rask ; extracts in prose and verse with notes, etc. for the use of learners. With an appendix by Edward Johnston Vernon( Book )

13 editions published between 1846 and 1878 in English and English, Old and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edda Sæmundar hinns Fróda. Collectio carminum veterum scaldorum Saemundiana dicta( Book )

14 editions published in 1818 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über das Alter und die Echtheit der Zend-Sprache und des Zend-Avesta : und Herstellung des Zend-Alphabets ; nebst einer Übersicht des gesammten Sprachstammes by Rasmus Rask( )

15 editions published between 1826 and 2009 in German and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rasmus Rask (1787-1832) was a Danish scholar who, having devoted the early part of his career to the Old Norse and Anglo-Saxon languages and literature, embarked upon a journey overland through Russia to India in search of the cradle of the Indo-European languages. He was delighted to rediscover the Avestan Zoroastrian texts preserved by the Parsis which Anquetil du Perron had first reported on sixty years earlier, and further Avestan materials, as well as a lively Zoroastrian community. On his return, he published, first in Danish and then in this German translation (1826), a thorough phonological and morphological analysis which showed that, contrary to the opinion of Anquetil's opponents, the Avestan language and its religious texts were neither a dim folk memory or a deliberate coinage based on Sanskrit, but a very ancient language, originating in Persia, and an important member of the Indo-European language family
Ausgewählte Abhandlungen by Rasmus Rask( Book )

22 editions published between 1932 and 1937 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A grammar of the Icelandic or old Norse tongue
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A grammar of the Anglo-Saxon tongue, with a praxisUndersögelse om det gamle nordiske eller islandske sprogs oprindelseÜber das Alter und die Echtheit der Zend-Sprache und des Zend-Avesta : und Herstellung des Zend-Alphabets ; nebst einer Übersicht des gesammten Sprachstammes
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