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  • The Syntax of Icelandicby H÷skuldur Thrßinsson

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 43.00

    A guide to the structure of Icelandic, focusing on characteristics that have contributed greatly to syntactic research. more...

  • Die sprachliche Benennung von Personen aus konstruktivistischer Sichtby Antje Hornscheidt

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00

    This work describes the conventionalized possibilities of the gender specification of personal appellation and provides an extensive corpus analysis which elaborates on the intersectionality of gender constructions in Swedish, especially within the context of age and sexuality. more...

  • The Syntax of Tenselessnessby Anna-Lena Wiklund

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 168.00

    The Syntax of Tenselessness is an in-depth investigation of verb-verb agreement phenomena in Swedish, including pseudocoordinations of the form John started and wrote 'John started writing' and double participles of the form John had been-able written 'John had been able to write'. The claim is that the relevant constructions involve (disguised) infinitivals... more...

  • Colloquial Swedishby Jennie Ahlgren; Philip Holmes; Gunilla Serin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    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...

  • The Phonology of Norwegianby Gjert Kristoffersen

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 60.00

    The Norwegian language has undergone considerable change in the last 180 years, and in this book Gjert Kristoffersen considers the abundant evidence in order to provide us with an original analysis of the ways in which the sounds and meanings of competing languages may change and evolve. - ;This is a comprehensive account of the phonetic and phonological... more...

  • Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik. Band 65 – 2009.by Erika Langbroek; Arend Quak; Annelies Roeleveld

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 92.00

    Inhalt Frederik Kortlandt: The Origin of the Vestjysk St°d Harry Perridon: How old is the Vestjysk St°d Wolfgang Beck: Neues zur Runeninschrift auf dem Goldbrakteaten Schonen II C Dietrich SchŘrr: Zu Z. 50 des Hiltibrantliedes Valentine A. Pakis: The Literary Status of Muspilli in the History of Scholarship: Two Peculiar Trends Kenny Louwen: Zur Lesart... more...

  • Productivityby Jˇhanna Bar­dal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 143.00

    Productivity of argument structure constructions is a new emerging field within cognitive-functional linguistics. The term productivity as used in linguistic research contains at least three subconcepts: ?extensibility?, ?regularity?, and ?generality?. The focus in this study of case and argument structure constructions in Icelandic is on the concept... more...

  • Verbal Prepositions and Argument Structureby Mai Ellin Tungseth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book investigates different types of verb-PP combinations and examines the types of meanings which arise when the argument structure of the PP fuses with the verbal argument structure. Focussing mainly on data from Norwegian, the book investigates three different empirical domains of PP-VP combinations and concludes that the arising interpretations... more...

  • The Acquisition of Word Orderby Marit Westergaard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Within a new model of language acquisition, this book discusses verb second (V2) word order in situations where there is variation in the input. While traditional generative accounts consider V2 to be a parameter, this study shows that, in many languages, this word order is dependent on fine distinctions in syntax and information structure. Thus, within... more...

  • Festschrift für Karl Schneiderby Ernst S. Dick; Kurt R. Jankowsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 225.00

    This volume is in honour of Karl Schneider and covers the wide spectrum of Schneider?s own interests: Part I covers runology ( Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Schwartz, Winfred P. Lehmann ); The second part deals with indogermanics, etymology and lexicography ( Edgard C. PolomÚ, Fritz W. Schulze, Kurt R. Jankowsky, Rosemarie Lieber, Ernst S. Dick, Rudolf SchŘtzeichel,... more...