|From:||Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 14:46|
At 8:14 AM -0700 9/17/02, Thomas Leigh wrote:
>I read your sketch of Zelandish in reply to Jan, and I really like it.
>I'm a big fan of Germanic conlangs.
>Being the incurable Frisophile (is that a word?) that I am, I noticed
>that when Jan mentioned Frisian, you wrote this:
>> Unfortunately I don't have a Frisian grammar, so I couldn't use that.
>I thought I might take the liberty to recommend one which I have and
>like very much -- although I think it might be the only fairly
>comprehensive grammar of Frisian written in English, so perhaps there's
>not much choice! Anyway, the book is "Frisian Reference Grammar" by
>Pieter M. Tiersma, published by the Fryske Akademy, ISBN 9061718864.
Is this a reprint or an update? I bought a copy of the Frisian
Reference Grammar when I was a student in Tilburg; my copy was
published by Foris Publications, (c) 1985. It's a nice little book.
Dirk Elzinga Dirk_Elzinga@byu.edu
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