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West Germanic

  • "Der Mensch hat das Wort"by William John Dodd

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This book contains a selection of annotated glosses and texts on the subject of language that were published in the Frankfurter Zeitung during the Nazi period in an attempt to bypass official censorship. An extensive introduction elucidatesthe position of the paper in the media landscape of the Third Reich, contemporary controversies concerning ?internal... more...

  • "Haben" als Vollverbby Martin Businger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    This monograph on the verb have in the function of a full verb asserts that have-constructions in the syntactic analysis are to be placed in relationship with absolute with-constructions (cf. Mit den Füßen auf dem Tisch erwarte ich meine Schwiegereltern [Literal translation: With my feet on the table I expect my parents-in-law]). Furthermore, the study... more...

  • "Ich kann ja Deutsch!"by Gerd Antos

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00

    "Ich kann ja Deutsch!" Studien zum "fortgeschrittenen" Zweitspracherwerb von Kindern ausländischer Arbeiter more...

  • "Perceptual Dialectology"by Christina Ada Anders; Markus Hundt; Alexander Lasch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    Perceptual dialectology is concerned with subjective, non-specialist, naïve perspectives of German and the role they play in day-to-day social interaction. What do non-specialists in linguistics think about dialects and their speakers? What cognitive maps do they have of these dialects? What attitudes do they have towards the dialects and their speakers?... more...

  • "Typisch weiblich - typisch männlich"by Claudia Schmidt

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00

    geschlechtstypisches Kommunikationsverhalten in studentischen Kleingruppen more...

  • 'Volk' bei Otto von Bismarckby Szilvia Odenwald-Varga

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    This historical semantic study examines Otto von Bismarck?s use of the term Volk (?people?) and its synonyms such as Nation or Stamm (?tribe?). It shows that the expressions are multiply polysemous and that individual meanings can be bundled together into concepts (state community, cultural community etc.). Bismarck employs certain repetitive patterns... more...

  • 'Über den Umlaut: Zwei Abhandlungen' (Carlsruhe, 1843) and 'Über den Ablaut' (Carlsruhe, 1844)by Adolf Holtzmann; E.F.K. Koerner; Wilbur A. Benware

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 158.00

    Über den Umlaut (1843) and Über den Ablaut (1844) grew out of a review of Grimm?s Deutsche Grammatik by Holtzmann, in which he also made an excursus into Bopp?s theory of vowel gradation in Sanskrit. Holtzmann was the first to observe the correlation of guṇa and accent. At the same time he noted that loss (or absence) of the accent could... more...

  • (Nicht-)kanonische Nebensätze im Deutschenby Katrin Axel-Tober

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    This diachronously and synchronously oriented study focuses not only on the creation of the ?dass? sentence but also on non-canonical subordinate-clause constructions such as argumental and relative clauses with main-clause word order and correlativeadverbial clauses. Inthis way, the bookaddresses the relationship between the formal and interpretative... more...

  • A - Cby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 545.00

    This four-volume dictionary is the first to register the specialist terminology of dictionary research in about 5,600 headwords, 7,200 reference headwords and 50,000 headword equivalents in nine languages, and thus forms the foundation for future lexicography. It is aimed at academics, students and translators and is intended as an aid both to reading... more...

  • A - Eby

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 182.00

    Anglizismen-Worterbuch: Der Einfluss Des Englischen Auf Den Deutschen Wortschatz Nach 1945. more...