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  • The Norwegian Language in the Digital Ageby Georg Rehm; Hans Uszkoreit

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    This white paper is part of a series that promotes knowledge about language technology and its potential. It addresses educators, journalists, politicians, language communities and others. The availability and use of language technology in Europe varies between languages. Consequently, the actions that are required to further support research and development... more...

  • A Phonetically-Motivated Phonological Analysis of Syllable Weight and Stress in the Norwegian Languageby S.L. Anya Lunden

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This study advances a theory of weight in which a syllable shape in a given position is only heavy if it, on average, is sufficiently proportionally longer than a CV (consonant-vowel) in the same position. While the analysis of weight is consistent with the basic tenets of moraic theory, a departure is made from standard moraic theory which takes moras... more...

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languagesby Peter Schrijver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the Germanic languages as a history of its speakers. It focuses... more...

  • A handbook of Germanic etymologyby V.E. Orel

    BRILL 2003; US$ 241.00

    A reconstruction of the Proto-Germanic vocabulary as attested in ancient and modern Germanic languages and projected to the Proto-Germanic level. It contains linguistic information giving an outline of Proto-Germanic language, culture and prehistoric tradition. more...

  • Colloquial Icelandicby Daisy Neijmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntaxby Anders Holmberg; Christer Platzack

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 55.00

    In this book, Holmberg and Platzack present a theory of the role which subject-verb agreement and case morphology play in syntax. Their theory is based mainly on a detailed comparison of syntactical inflectional properties in the various Scandinavian languages, although many other languages are discussed as well. The theoretical issues discussed include... more...

  • The Grammar of Identityby Volker Gast

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 175.00

    This original treatment of an extremely complex and interesting subject matter within Germanic languages and theoretical linguistics, investigates why intensifiers and reflexives are formally indistinguishable in so many languages around the world. more...

  • Swedish: An Essential Grammarby Ian Hinchliffe; Philip Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Derivations and Evaluationsby Hans Broekhuis

    De Gruyter 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...

  • The Germanic Strong Verbsby Robert Mailhammer

    De Gruyter 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...