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Sweet, Henry 1845-1912

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Works: 256 works in 2,238 publications in 11 languages and 16,191 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  History  Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks  Pastoral letters and charges  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Other
Classifications: PE137, 253
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Publications about Henry Sweet
Publications by Henry Sweet
Publications by Henry Sweet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Henry Sweet
The student's dictionary of Anglo-Saxon by Henry Sweet( Book )
105 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
A new English grammar, logical and historical, by Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet( Book )
191 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 960 libraries worldwide
The respected phonetician and philologist Henry Sweet (1845-1912) has had a lasting influence on the study and teaching of linguistics, particularly phonetics and Old English. Sweet is also known for being, in part, the inspiration for Henry Higgins in Shaw's Pygmalion. This two-volume work, first published in 1892-8, marks the start of a new tradition in the study of English, although it received little attention in Britain upon its publication. Building on developments in European linguistics, this was the first grammar of English to adopt a scientific approach to the description of language, in particular of phonology. The work is a thorough description of English grammar in comparison with that of Old English, and covers the parts of speech, phonology, accidence and syntax. Volume 2 (1898) presents a detailed description of English syntax
Anglo-Saxon primer by Henry Sweet( Book )
84 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Old English language Grammar (BNB/PRECIS) This ed originally published: 1953
The practical study of languages; a guide for teachers and learners by Henry Sweet( Book )
62 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Pastoral care by Gregory( Book )
121 editions published between 1871 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Sweet's Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse by Henry Sweet( Book )
84 editions published between 1876 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
The oldest English texts by Henry Sweet( Book )
69 editions published between 1885 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
King Alfred's Orosius by Paulus Orosius( Book )
70 editions published between 1864 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectal by Henry Sweet( Book )
41 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and English, Old [ca. 450-1100] and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A history of English sounds from the earliest period, with full word-lists by Henry Sweet( Book )
60 editions published between 1874 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Henry Sweet (1845-1912) began at an early age to teach himself Old English and Old Icelandic. Before going up to Oxford, he spent a year at the University of Heidelberg, studying comparative and Germanic philology, and during his undergraduate career he published an edition of King Alfred's Pastoral Care. His enthusiasm for philology led him to pursue a career in research and teaching, though he did not hold a university post until in 1901 he was appointed to a new readership in phonetics at Oxford. His work on the sounds of English was first published in 1874, and in this revised version in 1888. The work derived from a monograph 'on the history of long e and o', but Sweet's own further research, as well as that of others, led him to a much broader treatment, including an investigation of dialects and medieval and modern English sounds
An Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse by Henry Sweet( Book )
103 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
A primer of phonetics by Henry Sweet( Book )
59 editions published between 1890 and 1966 in English and Multiple languages and held by 444 libraries worldwide
First Middle English primer; extracts from the Ancren riwle and Ormulum, with grammar, notes, and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )
85 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
An Anglo-Saxon primer : with grammar, notes, and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )
68 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The history of language by Henry Sweet( Book )
56 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The indispensable foundation: a selection from the writings of Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet( Book )
18 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A short historical English grammar by Henry Sweet( Book )
42 editions published between 1892 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A primer of spoken English by Henry Sweet( Book )
54 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 311 libraries worldwide
An Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse. With grammatical introduction, notes and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )
55 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in English and English, Old [ca. 450-1100] and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The sounds of English, an introduction to phonetics by Henry Sweet( Book )
40 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
 
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Henri Svit
Henry Sweet britischer Philologe und Mitbegründer der modernen Phonetik
Henry Sweet British scholar
Henry Sweet Brits taalkundige (1845-1912)
Open-Minded.
Sweet, H.
Sweet, Henry G. 1845-1912
Генри Суит
هنري سويت
هنری سویت زبان‌شناس بریتانیایی
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スウィート, ヘンリー
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