Jakob Jakobsen in Shetland and the Faroes by TuriГ° SigurГ°ardГіttir

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Published by Shetland Amenity Trust, University of the Faroe Islands in [Lerwick], [Tórshavn] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Norn language,
  • Ethnology,
  • Faroese language,
  • Shetland dialect,
  • Comparative linguistics,
  • Etymology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Turið Sigurðardóttir and Brian Smith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPD2485 .J35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24866322M
ISBN 109780956569813
LC Control Number2011428053

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