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xvii, 195 p. : ill., map, geneal. tables ; 23 cm.
Are you looking for - A Scandinavian name for your baby? - The names of Norse gods and heroes? - The history and meaning of Scandinavian first names? - Variations and alternate spellings for common Scandinavian names? - Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark? "A Handbook of Scandinavian Names" includes a dictionary of more than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus some from Iceland and Finland. Each entry provides a guide to pronunciation and the origin and meaning of the name. Many entries also include variations and usage in the Scandinavian countries and famous bearers of the name. Adding engaging context to the dictionary section is an extensive comparative guide to naming practices. The authors discuss immigration to North America from Scandinavia and the ways given names and surnames were adapted in the New World. Also included in the book is a history of Scandinavian names, information on "Name Days, " and discussion of significant names from mythology and history, including naming traditions in royal families.Winner, Reference Book of the Year, Midwest Book Awards Finalist, USA Best Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780299248345 20160605
Green Library
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xii, 212 p. : ill.
Book
79 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library

5. Runes [1987]

Book
64 p. : ill. ; 24cm.
Describes the history of runes, suggests reasons for their invention and use, and shows examples of runic inscriptions on pottery, boxes, and memorial stones.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520061149 20160528
Green Library
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542, 394 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Prisma's Modern Swedish-English dictionary
  • Prisma's Modern English-Swedish dictionary / edited under the supervision of Bror Danielsson.
Green Library

7. Germanic accentology [1982 - ]

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v. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • v. 1. The Scandinavian languages
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xviii, 617 p. : ill.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Journal/Periodical
19 v. ill. 23 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
500 p. ; 26 cm.
Green Library
Book
214 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Green Library
Book
1032 p.
Green Library