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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 867.00

    This handbook is a comprehensive history of the North Germanic languages from the oldest times up to the present day. It is not tied to a particular methodology, but keeps in principle to a pronounced methodological pluralism, encompassing all aspects of actual methodology. more...

  • The Nordic Languages. Volume 2by Oscar Bandle

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 867.00

    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 languages... 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...