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Gothic language: Quiz


Question 1: Strong verbs form preterites by ablaut (the alternating of vowels in their root forms), or by ________ (prefixing the root with the first consonant in the root plus ), but without adding a suffix in either case.
Bengali languageInflectionReduplicationProto-Indo-European language

Question 2:
What region does Gothic language belong to?
Pescara, Italy
Province of Grosseto, Italy
Sardinia, Italy
Oium, Dacia, Italy, Gallia Narbonensis, Hispania.

Question 3:
What family does Gothic language belong to?

Question 4:
What type is thing is Gothic language?
Gothic language
Rifle / Dangerous Game

Question 5: It is known primarily from the ________, a 6th century copy of a 4th century Bible translation, and is the only East Germanic language with a sizable corpus.
Codex ArgenteusJesusGothic BibleGothic language

Question 6: Similar claims of similarities between Old Gutnish (Gutniska) and ________ are also based on shared retentions rather than shared innovations.
Germanic languagesNorth Germanic languagesOld NorseOld Norse morphology

Question 7: Gothic used a stress accent rather than the ________ of proto-Indo-European.
Vowel lengthGeminationPitch accentTone (linguistics)

Question 8: Weak verbs are characterised by ________ formed by appending the suffixes -da or -ta, parallel to past participles formed with / -t.
Spanish languagePreteriteGerman languageGrammatical aspect

Question 9: Gothic had nominative, ________, genitive and dative cases, as well as vestiges of a vocative case that was sometimes identical to the nominative and sometimes to the accusative.
Grammatical caseAccusative caseGenitive caseNominative case

Question 10: Just as in other ________, the free moving Indo-European accent was fixed on the first syllable of simple words.
West Germanic languagesGermanic languagesNorth Germanic languagesOld Norse

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