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- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00
This article argues for a matching analysis of attributive constructions in German proposed by Struckmeier (2007): The suffixal morphology found on attributive adjectives and participles (traditionally called case, gender and number), and similar markers found on relative pronouns in German, constitute evidence that is problematic for raising analyses... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
Retrieving linguistic data from earlier stages of languages is a notoriously difficult task. Using large electronic corpora combined with data on frequency this task can to some extent be solved. In this article I focus on the use of token frequency as described in functional Grammaticalization Theory. Deverbal nouns are non-prototypical members of... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 210.00
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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00
The pioneering work of Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm in the areas of Germanic comparative and historical linguistics, lexicography, philology, and medieval studies places them squarely among the most important figures in the history of the language sciences. The contributions to this volume present a fascinating and timely reevaluation and reaffirmation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 44.00
Der vorliegende Band ist ein Ergebnis der Arbeit im Bereich der vergleichen den germanischen Sprachwissenschaft am Germanistischen Institut der Universität Oslo. Im Beitrag von Harald Bjorvand wird gezeigt, daß die Zahl der maskulinen Verbalnomina mit i -Stamm bildung aller Wahrscheinlichkeit nach wesentlich größer ist, als bisher angenommen wurde.... more...