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- De Gruyter Mouton 2008; US$ 196.00
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 Mouton 2007; US$ 182.00
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 verbs and... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
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 and schematic... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 274.99
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$ 48.99
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$ 54.99
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 2009; US$ 59.99
Der Ausgangspunkt dieser Überblicksdarstellung zur aktuellen linguistischen Forschung ist die Frage, inwiefern Sprache als vermeintlich neutrales Medium Sachverhalte und Gegenstände der Wirklichkeit zu repräsentieren vermag. Sprachwissenschaftler stellen das Thema Sprache am Beispiel gesamtgesellschaftlich relevanter Themen und Forschungsrichtungen... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 140.00
Like its two predecessors, Aspects of Old Frisian Philology (1990) and Approaches to Old Frisian Philology (1998), Advances in Old Frisian Philology combines contributions by specialists of medieval Frisian studies with papers by international specialists from adjacent fields who have been invited for the occasion to bring their expertise to the discipline... more...