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  • Germanic Linguisticsby Rosina L. Lippi-Green; Joseph C. Salmons

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains ten revised and expanded papers selected from the dozens presented at the last Michigan-Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable, five contributions each from syntax (by Werner Abraham, Sarah Fagan, Isabella Barbier, John te Velde, and Ruth Lanouette) and historical linguistics (by Garry Davis and Gregory Iverson, Mary Niepokuj,... more...

  • Das Germanische und die Rekonstruktion der Indogermanischen Grundspracheby Jürgen Untermann; Bela Brogyanyi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 165.00

    Es war kein Zufall, daß das achte Fachkolloquium der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft (1981) in Freiburg im Breisgau stattfand, ? es war, wie dieser Band, dem Kollegen, Freund und Lehrer Oswald Szemerényi gewidmet, der das letzte Jahr seiner Amtszeit als Hochschullehrer angetreten hatte. Eher zufälliger Art war die Wahl des Themas: es sollte ein Bereich... more...

  • Germanic and its Dialectsby Thomas Markey; R.L. Kyes; Paul T. Roberge; Barbara Hagerman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 218.00

    Germanists have long lamented the lack of comprehensive bibliographies of past and present literature, particularly in the areas of Frisian, Old English, Old High German, and, most notably, Old Saxon. The compilers of this bibliography deem it crucial to fill this lacuna before embarking on two further volumes project to complete this series: I. Texts,... more...

  • Drei Studien zum Germanischen in alter und neuer Zeitby John Ole Askedal; Harald Bjorvand; Ottar Grønvik

    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...

  • Germania Semiticaby Theo Vennemann gen. Nierfeld; Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Germania Semitica describes linguistic and cultural Semitic influences on Early Germanic at two points in space and time: (1) Fifth to third century Proto-Germanic when a Phoenician, namely Carthaginian, superstrate influenced the lexicon, grammar, writing system, and religion in the Germanic homeland, (2) the pre-Christian British Isles, when Semitic... more...

  • Grammatikerwerb vor und nach der Pubertätby Christine Czinglar

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The author presents a longitudinal study on verb placement in children who spontaneously learned German as a second language. It compares the position of the verb in main and subordinate clauses in two half-sisters whose mother tongue is Russian, and who came to Germany at the ages 8 and 14, respectively. The study shows that children and adolescents... more...

  • The Germanic Languagesby Ekkehard Konig; Johan van der Auwera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.00

    Written by a team of international specialists, this unique reference work provides an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of twelve Germanic languages from English and German to Faroese and Yiddish. more...

  • Germanic Standardizationsby Ana Deumert; Wim Vandenbussche

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 195.00

    This volume presents a comparative, socio-historical study of the Germanic standard languages (Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Frisian, German, Icelandic, Low German, Luxemburgish, Norwegian, Scots, Swedish, Yiddish as well as the Caribbean and Pacific Creole languages). Each of the 16 orginal chapters systematically discusses central aspects... more...

  • Standardizationby Andrew R. Linn; Nicola McLelland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This volume presents fourteen case studies of standardization processes in eleven different Germanic languages. Together, the contributions confront problematic issues in standardization which will be of interest to sociolinguists, as well as to historical linguists from all language disciplines. The papers cover a historical range from the Middle... more...

  • Recent Developments in Germanic Linguisticsby Rosina L. Lippi-Green

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00

    These are selected papers from the Second Annual Michigan/Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable held in April of 1991 at Ann Arbor. Topics include the evolution of the gender system, the delineation of the relative clause in historical texts, and language as a political tool in the new Europe. more...