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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00
This study shows that Scandinavian object shift and so-called A-scrambling in the continental Germanic languages are the same, and aims at providing an account of the variation that we find with respect to this phenomenon by combining certain aspects of the Minimalist Program and Optimality Theory. More specifically, it is claimed that representations... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00
Through the use of an innovative methodological framework combining typology, comparative linguistics, historical morphology, and quantitative etymology, this book presents a diachronic analysis of the morphology of the Germanic strong verbs as well as a quantitative and up-to-date picture of the etymological connections between the strong... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 189.00
Linguistic academics and speech therapists will find here the first modern book-length empirical study and theoretical account of English truncatory processes. On the basis of a corpus comprising some 3000 derivatives, the book provides a systematic investigation of the structural properties of six different patterns of English name truncation and... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00
This study is concerned with the history of declension classes in four Germanic languages - German, Dutch, Swedish and Danish. Detailed studies in language history explore the genesis, change and structure of the present-day systems. A comparison of the language histories makes parallels and divergences particularly clear. Using many examples... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 249.99
The book is the most comprehensive account of the phonology of Danish ever published in any language. It gives a clear analysis of the sound patterns of modern Danish and examines the relations between its speech sounds and grammar. The author develops new models for the analysis of phonology and morphology-phonology interactions, and shows how these... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 62.99
This is the first account of Old Norse syntax for almost a hundred years and the first ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the Old Icelandic sagas is the best documented medieval Germanic language: the author presents a full analysis of its syntax and overviews of its phonology and morphology. He includes a complete... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 59.99
Providing a study of three salient phenomena of West Germanic, namely scrambling, remnant movement and restructuring, this book discusses their interrelatedness. In particular, restructuring is shown to break down into remnant movement of the major phases of the infinitival clause, and the transparency of restructuring infinitives. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 88.00
In this work, the linguistic data on Faliscan provided by the inscriptions are analyzed and compared to the languages of the surrounding areas.The main conclusion is that Faliscan can indeed be regarded as a dialect of Latin. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 69.99
Das Thema Sprache wird in diesem Band von Sprachwissenschaftlerinnen und Sprachwissenschaftlern für an Sprache Interessierte am Beispiel gesamtgesellschaftlich relevanter Themen und Forschungsrichtungen vorgestellt. Ausgangspunkt ist die Frage, inwiefern Sprache als vermeintlich neutrales Medium Sachverhalte und Gegenstände der Wirklichkeit zu repräsentieren... more...