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Published: 01 March 2008

322 Pages | Line drawings

ISBN: 9780199235599

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The Syntax of Old Norse

With a survey of the inflectional morphology and a complete bibliography

Jan Terje Faarlund

This is the first account of Old Norse syntax for almost a hundred years and the first ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the Old Icelandic sagas is the best documented medieval Germanic language: the author presents a full analysis of its syntax and overviews of its phonology and morphology. He includes a complete bibliography of Old Norse syntax.