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Icelandic grammar, texts, glossary by StefГЎn Einarsson

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Published by The Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Icelandic language -- Grammar,
  • Icelandic language -- Readers

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xix-xxii.

Statementby Stefán Einarsson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPD2413 .E5
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 501 p.
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL187790M
LC Control Numbera 45001875
OCLC/WorldCa511508

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