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pronominal dual in Icelandic.

Helgi Guzmundsson

pronominal dual in Icelandic.

by Helgi Guzmundsson

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Published by Institute of Nordic Linguistics in Reykjavik .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Old Norse language -- Pronoun.,
  • Old Norse language -- Number.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 127-135.

    SeriesUniversity of Iceland publications in linguistics, 2, Publications in linguistics (Háskóli Íslands) ;, 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPD2283 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5089300M
    LC Control Number74160718

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