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Germanic dialects by Meyer, Gustav

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Published by The author in Westerville, Ohio .
Written in English


  • German language -- Dialects.,
  • Germanic languages.

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Edition Notes

Cover-title reads: Germanic dialects. A thesis presented ... for the degree of Doctor of philosophy ... University of Wooster, June, 1899.

The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 94 p. 8o.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180328M

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