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  • Swiss German Intonation Patternsby Adrian Leemann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    Switzerland is renowned for having a diverse linguistic and dialectal landscape in a comparatively small and confined space. Possibly, this is one of the reasons why Swiss German dialects have been investigated thoroughly on various linguistic levels. Nevertheless, natural speech intonation has, until today, not been examined systematically. The aim... more...

  • Das Fremdwort im Deutschenby Peter Eisenberg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 42.00

    Welche Fremdwörter gibt es im heutigen Deutsch, wo kommen sie her und wie verhalten sie sich innerhalb des Gesamtwortschatzes unserer Sprache? Mit diesem Buch wird zum ersten Mal der Versuch unternommen, einen wichtigen, vielseitigen und seit Jahrhunderten wachsenden Teil des deutschen Wortschatzes systematisch und trotzdem verständlich... more...

  • A Usage Dictionary English-German / German-English - Gebrauchswörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch / Deutsch-Englischby Gabriele Stein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 447.00

    Das Wörterbuch basiert auf einem innovativen Konzept, das unter Heranziehung aktueller Forschungen und Erkenntnisse in der Lexikographie entwickelt wurde und das die Vorzüge von ein- und zweisprachigen Wörterbüchern sowie Lernerwörterbüchern verbindet. Jede Bedeutung eines Wortes wird zunächst genau erklärt und anschließend werden Übersetzungsäquivalente... more...

  • The Dutch Language in the Digital Ageby Georg Rehm; Hans Uszkoreit

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 62.30

    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...

  • Get Started in Dutchby Gerdi Quist; Dennis Strik

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 20.78

    The beginner's course for a fun and effective way to learn Dutch. Specially written for people who have never learned a foreign language before, this best-selling course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your MP3 player or iPod (components available separately). more...

  • Dutch for Reading Knowledgeby Christine van Baalen; Frans R.E. Blom; Inez Hollander

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 49.95

    This first Dutch for Reading Knowledge book on the market promotes a high level of reading and translation competency by drawing from Dutch grammar, vocabulary and reading strategies, and providing many translation “shortcuts” and tips when tackling complex texts in Dutch. Aimed at students, researchers and scholars who need to learn how to read and... more...

  • Beiträge zur Morphologieby Hans Fix

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 75.00

    Der vorliegende Band, der auf ein interdisziplinäres Symposion Morphologische Probleme in den Sprachen der Ostseeanrainer im September 2005 am Alfried-Krupp-Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald zurückgeht, enthält Beiträge von Norbert Endres (Greifswald), Frank Heidermanns (Köln), Arend Quak (Amsterdam), Klaus Dietz (Berlin), Lucia Kornexl (Greifswald),... more...

  • A Concise Grammar of the Old Frisian Dialect of the First Riustring Manuscriptby Dirk Boutkan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 45.00

    The language of the First Riustring Manuscript, dating from ca. 1300 AD, represents the most archaic stage of Old Frisian. The mainly legal texts are famous for their historical value. However, a grammatical treatise of this important codex is still lacking. This book is meant to meet this need. It contains an inventory of the linguistic evidence as... more...

  • Consonant Strength in Upper German Dialectsby Kurt Gustav Goblirsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 41.00

    The present study examines the problem of fortis and lenis in approximately 150 dialects of southern Germany, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland, Alsace, and the German-speaking minorities in Italy, Hungary and the former Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. The Upper German dialects are of particular interest from this point of view, because voice and... more...