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Re: Zelandish/Frisian

From:Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 14:46
At 8:14 AM -0700 9/17/02, Thomas Leigh wrote:
>Hi Andrew, > >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 -- Dirk Elzinga "No theory can exclude everything that is wrong, poor, or even detestable, or include everything that is right, good, or beautiful." - Arnold Schoenberg