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  • Colloquial Icelandicby Daisy Neijmann

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic 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 Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...

  • Colloquial Norwegianby Margaret Hayford O'Leary; Torunn Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Norwegian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Norwegian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed... more...

  • Colloquial Danishby Kirsten Gade; W. Glyn Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Danish provides a step-by-step course in Danish 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 Danish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is... more...

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languagesby Peter Schrijver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the Germanic languages as a history of its speakers. It focuses... more...

  • The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntaxby Anders Holmberg; Christer Platzack

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 55.00

    In this book, Holmberg and Platzack present a theory of the role which subject-verb agreement and case morphology play in syntax. Their theory is based mainly on a detailed comparison of syntactical inflectional properties in the various Scandinavian languages, although many other languages are discussed as well. The theoretical issues discussed include... more...

  • Texts & contexts of the oldest Runic inscriptionsby T. Looijenga

    BRILL 2003; US$ 204.00

    This work gathers all older fufark inscriptions found in Denmark, Germany, England, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Hungary, Bosnia, Rumania, Norway and Sweden. It includes essays on early runic writing, the contexts of runic objects, and a theory on the origin of runic writing. more...

  • The Grammar of Identityby Volker Gast

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    English self -forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ‘intensifiers’ (e.g. The president himself made the decision ) and as markers of reflexivity ( John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative syntactic and semantic analysis, this book addresses... more...

  • Swedish: An Essential Grammarby Ian Hinchliffe; Philip Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    This fully revised second edition of Swedish: An Essential grammar incorporates the changes proposed to the Swedish grammar by Svenska Akademiens Grammatik. All examples have been fully updated, the bibliography has been expanded and a number of tables clarified. Swedish: An Essential grammar provides a fresh and accessible description of... more...

  • The Germanic Strong Verbsby Robert Mailhammer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Derivations and Evaluationsby Hans Broekhuis

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...