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  • The Norwegian Language in the Digital Ageby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • On the Formal Syntax of the Westgermaniaby Werner Abraham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 158.00

    It has often been noted that Dutch (and Frisian) reflects a particular stage of development between German and English. Phonologically, syntactically and morphologically, Dutch and German are closely related languages. Yet, there remain sufficient morphosyntactic differences in terms of language development. The contributions of this collection focus... more...

  • Tempus ? Aspekt ? Modusby Werner Abraham; Theo Janssen

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 196.00

    Tempus ? Aspekt ? Modus Die lexikalischen und grammatischen Formen in den germanischen Sprachen more...

  • Issues in Formal German(ic) Typologyby Werner Abraham; Jan-Wouter Zwart

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This book takes up a variety of general syntactic topics, which either yield different solutions in German, in particular, or which lead to different conclusions for theory formation. One of the main topics is the fact that languages that allow for extensive scrambling between the two verbal poles, V-2 and V-last, need to integrate discourse functions... more...

  • Comparative Germanic Syntaxby Peter Ackema; Rhona Alcorn; Caroline Heycock; Dany Jaspers; Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck; Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 23rd and 24th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh and the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels. The contributions provide new perspectives on several topics of current interest for syntactic theory on the basis of comparative data from a wide range of... more...

  • Colloquial Swedish (eBook And MP3 Pack)by Jennie Ahlgren; Philip Holmes; Gunilla Serin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish 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 Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Exploring Newspaper Languageby Gisle Andersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This book describes new methodological and technological approaches to corpus building and presents recent research based on the Norwegian Newspaper Corpus. This is a large monitor corpus of contemporary Norwegian language, compiled through daily harvesting of web newspapers. The book gives an overview of the corpus and its system architecture, and... more...

  • Runes and Germanic Linguisticsby Elmer H. Antonsen

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 196.00

    The older runic inscriptions (ca. AD 150 - 450) represent the earliest attestation of any Germanic language. The close relationship of these inscriptions to the archaic Mediterranean writing traditions is demonstrated through the linguistic and orthographic analysis presented here. The extraordinary importance of these inscriptions for... more...

  • A Concise Grammar of the Older Runic Inscriptionsby Elmer H. Antonsen

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 133.00

    Concise Grammar of the Older Runic Inscriptions. more...

  • STAEFCRAEFTby Elmer H. Antonsen; Hans Henrich Hock

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    The first Symposium on Germanic Linguistics was organized at the University of Chicago by Jan Terje Faarlund. The notable success of this undertaking led Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Henrich Hock, and James W. Marchand to arrange the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois. This volume contains revised versions of selected... more...