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  • Verbal Prepositions and Argument Structureby Mai Ellin Tungseth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book investigates different types of verb-PP combinations and examines the types of meanings which arise when the argument structure of the PP fuses with the verbal argument structure. Focussing mainly on data from Norwegian, the book investigates three different empirical domains of PP-VP combinations and concludes that the arising interpretations... more...

  • The Acquisition of Word Orderby Marit Westergaard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Within a new model of language acquisition, this book discusses verb second (V2) word order in situations where there is variation in the input. While traditional generative accounts consider V2 to be a parameter, this study shows that, in many languages, this word order is dependent on fine distinctions in syntax and information structure. Thus, within... more...

  • Norwegian: An Essential Grammarby ÅAse-Berit Strandskogen; Rolf Strandskogen

    Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 47.95

    Norwegian: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of contemporary Norwegian as used by native speakers. The Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language. Explanations are clear, free from jargon and often accompanied by exercises. The book gives a simple, step-by-step presentation of the grammatical... more...

  • Danish: An Essential Grammarby Tom Lundskaer-Nielsen; Philip Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Danish: An Essential Grammar is a reference guide to the most important aspects of current Danish as it is used by native speakers. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, focusing on those areas of Danish that pose particular problems for English speakers but at the same time providing a broad general account of the language.... more...

  • Georg Philipp Harsdörffers Universalitätby Stefan Keppler-Tasaki; Ursula Kocher

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Georg Philipp Harsdörffer, der studierte Jurist, Philologe und Mathematiker, der Patrizier, Diplomat und Richter, ist einer der meistbehandelten Barock-Autoren der letzten beiden Jahrzehnte. Sein Wirken trifft auf die Wissenschaftsagenda unserer Gegenwart: Interdisziplinarität und Internationalisierung. Sein etwa fünfzig Bände umfassendes... more...

  • Festschrift für Karl Schneiderby Ernst S. Dick; Kurt R. Jankowsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 225.00

    This volume is in honour of Karl Schneider and covers the wide spectrum of Schneider’s own interests: Part I covers runology ( Elmer H. Antonsen, Hans Schwartz, Winfred P. Lehmann ); The second part deals with indogermanics, etymology and lexicography ( Edgard C. Polomé, Fritz W. Schulze, Kurt R. Jankowsky, Rosemarie Lieber, Ernst S. Dick, Rudolf Schützeichel,... more...

  • The Evaluability Hypothesisby Johan Brandtler

    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...

  • Exploring Newspaper Languageby Gisle Andersen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    Retrieving linguistic data from earlier stages of languages is a notoriously difficult task. Using large electronic corpora combined with data on frequency this task can to some extent be solved. In this article I focus on the use of token frequency as described in functional Grammaticalization Theory. Deverbal nouns are non-prototypical members of... more...

  • Handbuch der deutschen Wortartenby Ludger Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 321.00

    Als Schnittstelle zwischen Grammatik und Lexikon spielen Wortarten für die Sprachbeschreibung eine zentrale Rolle. Das in seiner Anlage neuartige Handbuch gibt in 30 Artikeln von Experten einen umfassenden Überblick zu allen deutschen Wortarten. Vor dem Hintergrund des aktuellen Forschungsstands werden Form und Funktion genau und mit Beispielen... more...

  • Tempus – Aspekt – Modusby Werner Abraham; Theo Janssen

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 210.00

    Tempus – Aspekt – Modus Die lexikalischen und grammatischen Formen in den germanischen Sprachen more...