English Language

1. Which of the following is NOT a West Germanic language?

Yiddish
Afrikaans
Frisian
High German
Gothic

2. One of the following pairs illustrates the workings of Verner's Law. Which one is it?

plate/flat?gelatin/cool
freeze/frozen
was/were
tooth/dental

3. Which of the following grammatical cases is NOT represented in Old English?

accusative
nominative
instrumental
ablative
genitive
dative

4. Old English case endings apply to:

nouns, adjectives, pronouns, verbs
nouns, verbs
nouns, adjectives, pronouns
nouns, pronouns
nouns, adjectives



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Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. What you need is a search engine. For example, if you enter "west Germanic languages" you will find:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Germanic_languages

2. http://softrat.home.mindspring.com/germanic.html

3. http://softrat.home.mindspring.com/germanic.html (marvelous tree of the Germanic languages)

For Verner's Law:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verner's_law

2. http://www.cord.edu/faculty/sprunger/e315/grimm.htm

For Old English:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_English_language

2. http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/ballc/oe/old_english.html

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This is what we mean by we HELP, but we do not DO your work for you!

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. What you need is a search engine. For example, if you enter "west Germanic languages" you will find:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Germanic_languages

2. http://softrat.home.mindspring.com/germanic.html

3. http://softrat.home.mindspring.com/germanic.html (marvelous tree of the Germanic languages)

For Verner's Law:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verner's_law

2. http://www.cord.edu/faculty/sprunger/e315/grimm.htm

For Old English:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_English_language

2. http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/ballc/oe/old_english.html

3. (Broken Link Removed)

This is what we mean by we HELP, but we do not DO your work for you!

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