Links to Germanic Linguistics

Link Collections

Click here for a collection of links, incl. dictionaries, publishers, hosted by L. Hoffmann (Dortmund) or this one at the Linguistik Server in Essen. A referenced collections of links to webpages and publications online can be found at INTUTE. A link to the Internationale Vereinigung fuer Germanistik is here IVG. Wini Davies (wid@aber.ac.uk) is our UK contact.

Regional German, Dialects, and Non-standard German

Have a look at the fantastic Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache (zum Mitmachen!) based at Stephan Elspass's home at the University of Augsburg. Also, look at the Exeter University's German dialects page which has a very full listing of links for the various German dialects, and have a look at the Deutscher Sprachatlas in Marburg.

An archive of texts and a bibliography on Sprachpolitik in Schleswig-Holstein in the 19th century can be found here.

Dutch

From the website of Virtual Dutch (http://www.dutch.ac.uk/) you can access two

online Dutch grammars, one for beginners and one for advanced students. They

have recently been updated and provided with self-check exercises. You can also

access them directly on:

http://dutchcentre.group.shef.ac.uk/beginners.dutch.grammar/index.php and

http://dutchcentre.group.shef.ac.uk/advanced.dutch.grammar/index.php.

German language corpora

Cosmas-Corpus at the Institut fuer deutsche Sprache, Mannheim

German Parole Corpus at the Oxford Text Archive

DaF (Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

DaF-Portal with exercises and tests online

deutsch-online.com - Austrian Portal for DaF with resources for learning German

'Cultivation' of the Modern German

Institut Deutsche Sprache Mannheim

Goethe Institut Inter Nationes

Old German

Here is the link to our very own Martin Durrell's collection of newspaper texts from the German-speaking areas from 1650-1800 (hosted by the Oxford Text Archive, type '2537' in the Quick Search field to get to the corpus).
For those interested in really old stuff, check out Mediaevum.de, which includes old texts, plenty of historical dictionaries and the invaluable medieval font (supplied by Hamm, Kiel)

Mediaevistik Wissensdatenbank

Linguistic Societies

Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas

Philological Society

Association for Low Countries Studies

Gesellschaft fuer deutsche Sprache

Gesellschaft fuer Angewandte Linguistik