The Oxford Gothic Grammar

  title={The Oxford Gothic Grammar},
  author={D. Gary Miller},
This reference grammar of Gothic includes much history along with a description of Gothic grammar. Apart from runic inscriptions, Gothic is the earliest attested language of the Germanic family in Indo-European. Specifically, it is East Germanic. Most of the extant Gothic corpus is a 4th-century translation of the Bible, traditionally ascribed to Wulfila. This translation is historically important because it antedates Jerome’s Latin Vulgate. Gothic inflectional categories include nouns… Expand
The Stylistic Uses of Gothic Passive Constructions
This paper explores the variation between non-past (present and future) synthetic and periphrastic passive verb forms in the Gothic Gospels in an effort to evaluate the possibility that theExpand
“The Position of the Verb in Gothic: The Contribution of the Bologna Fragment”
The aim of this paper is to offer a descriptive analysis of the position of the verb in the recently discovered Gothic fragment of Bologna (Gothica Bononiensia) – a text that seems to be independentExpand
Multi-word Vernacular Formations in the Multilingual Durham Account Rolls
The textbook account of the history of English suggests that Middle English favoured lexical borrowing and native compounding declined. Still, some types of compounds carried on being productive andExpand
Greek ἀρχιερεύς in Gothic translation
One of the most remarkable examples of variation in the Gothic Bible is the translation of the Greek compound ἀρχιeρeύς ‘chief priest’, accorded as many as seven different Gothic renderings. ByExpand
Genitive of Negation in Gothic
The “genitive of negation” (GenNeg) is a morphosyntactic phenomenon that has seldom been addressed in Germanic, and Gothic in particular. By means of internal and typological comparison, thisExpand
Wain, wagon and wayfarer
Abstract The runic inscriptions of the older period contain a series of terms referring to the notion of speed, agility and alertness in a broader sense. Most of these forms that occur on runestonesExpand
Christian Identity of the Crimean Goths
The newly found Gothic inscriptions from Crimea reopened the question of the Christian identity of the Crimean Goths in its interrelation with the Greek-Byzantine environment. The Mangup graffitoExpand
The Classical Language Toolkit: An NLP Framework for Pre-Modern Languages
  • Kyle P. Johnson, P. Burns, John Stewart, Todd Cook, Clément Besnier, W. J. Mattingly
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations
  • 2021
The CLTK adapts ideas from several leading NLP frameworks to create a novel software architecture that satisfies the unique needs of pre-modern languages and their researchers and its centerpiece is a modular processing pipeline that balances the competing demands of algorithmic diversity with pre-configured defaults. Expand