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  • 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$ 210.00

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

  • Exploring Newspaper Languageby Gisle Andersen

    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...

  • Runes and Germanic Linguisticsby Elmer H. Antonsen

    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...

  • The Grimm Brothers and the Germanic Pastby Elmer H. Antonsen; James W. Marchand; Ladislav Zgusta

    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...

  • The Nordic Languages. Volume 1by Oscar Bandle

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 909.00

    Dieses Handbuch ist als umfassende Geschichte der nordgermanischen Sprachen von den Anfängen bis heute gedacht. Während die meisten der traditionellen Darstellungen der nordischen Sprachgeschichte auf Einzelsprachen beschränkt und oft auf rein linguistische Daten konzentriert sind, behandelt das vorliegende Werk die Geschichte sämtlicher... more...

  • The Nordic Languages. Volume 2by Oscar Bandle

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 909.00

    This handbook is conceived as a comprehensive history of the North Germanic languages from the oldest times up to the present day. Whereas most of the traditional presentations of Nordic language history are confined to individual languages and often concentrate on purely linguistic data, the present work covers the history of all Nordic... more...

  • Productivityby Jóhanna Barðdal

    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...

  • The Phonology of Danishby Hans Basbøll

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 249.99 US$ 214.99

    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...

  • Kontrastive Phonologie des Deutschen und Dänischenby Hans Basbøll; Johannes Wagner

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 154.00

    Kontrastive Phonologie des Deutschen und Dänischen : Segmentale Wortphonologie und -phonetik more...