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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; Not Available
The purpose of this paper is to document and describe the case system of the most conservative variety of Övdalian still spoken (‘Traditional Övdalian,’ TÖ). The system is compared with the four-case system of Old Swedish (OS) and the three-case system of Classical Övdalian (CÖ) described by Levander (1909). I argue... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00
This book provides a number of studies of different aspects of Swedish child language. Some of the thematic chapters present original, unpublished data: on the acquisition of tense, on the range and frequency of different word order patterns in early child Swedish, related to the input, meaning the language of adults talking to the children or in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00
In Minimal Words in a Minimal Syntax the author combines a detailed description of the morphological structure of words in Swedish with a daring new approach to theoretical morphology, based on the Minimalist Program of Chomsky (1995) (as developed for syntactic structure). The X-bar theoretic approach to word structure of the Principles and Parameters... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 241.00
A reconstruction of the Proto-Germanic vocabulary as attested in ancient and modern Germanic languages and projected to the Proto-Germanic level. It contains linguistic information giving an outline of Proto-Germanic language, culture and prehistoric tradition. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00
This work describes the conventionalized possibilities of the gender specification of personal appellation and provides an extensive corpus analysis which elaborates on the intersectionality of gender constructions in Swedish, especially within the context of age and sexuality. more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 168.00
The Syntax of Tenselessness is an in-depth investigation of verb-verb agreement phenomena in Swedish, including pseudocoordinations of the form John started and wrote 'John started writing' and double participles of the form John had been-able written 'John had been able to write'. The claim is that the relevant constructions involve (disguised) infinitivals... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
Although the field of polarity is well researched, this monograph offers a new take on polarity sensitivity that both challenges and incorporates previous theories. Based primarily on Swedish data, it presents new solutions to long-standing problems, such as the non-complementary distribution of NPIs and PPIs in yes/no-questions and conditionals, long... more...