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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good basic introduction, 15 Jan 2010
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This review is from: A User-friendly Dictionary of Old English and Reader (Paperback)
I bought this for my husband who has developed an interest in studying Old English in order to access the written word. He is not an academic, teaching himself from a variety of mixed resources and this book has provided a very good basic introduction. Although it is a small book and therefore limited in the amount of material it can cover there are things in it that are not in other books; so, all in all, it is a useful basic reference book. He has found Stephen Pollington's First Steps in Old English: An Easy Way to Follow Language Course for the Beginner(ASIN:189828119X), an excellent follow on.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A User Friendly Dictionary of Old English, 17 May 2009
This review is from: A User-friendly Dictionary of Old English and Reader (Paperback)
The book is well laid out and offers a useful progression of grammatical phrases, together with exceprts from poetry and prose in both old and modern English. The Dictionary itself is however laid out in an alphabetical fashion distinct from the norm and I did not fimd this easy to follow. Despite this however, I still rate the book with five stars.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars very nice little book, 30 Jun 2011
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This is a terrific little book and a great source of information as a referral from an old english course or as a quick reference.

The text is clear and the sections on pronunciation and grammer invaluable.
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5.0 out of 5 stars old English, 19 Dec 2013
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this shows its not a dead language, really worth reading. Its a lot more than a dictionary, and helps you see where our language originated.
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5.0 out of 5 stars My Mums Review, 23 April 2012
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I am writing this review for my Mum as I bought the book for her. She is in her early 70's and loves reading and wanted an Old English dictionary to have at hand whilst reading historical novels. She said she loves it and found it really helpful. I know from reading previous reviews it's not set out in alphabetical order and I thought that she might struggle using it but she hasn't had any problems and said that it's actually helpful having it set out in the way it is. She would highly recommend this to others who want something on the bookshelf that they can reference when coming across odd words whilst reading historical book/novels.
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