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Dialectology Meets Typology : Dialect Grammar from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective :  Dialect Grammar from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective - Bernd Kortmann

Dialectology Meets Typology : Dialect Grammar from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Dialect Grammar from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

By: Bernd Kortmann (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2003
ISBN: 9783110179491
Number Of Pages: 547
For Ages: 22+ years old

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"In what ways can dialectologists and language typologists profit from each others' work when looking across the fence? This is the guiding question of this volume, which involves follow-up questions such as: How can dialectologists profit from adopting th"

"[...], this volume edited by BERND KORTMANN is an excellent starting point for future investigations into the relationship of intra-language and inter-language structural variations. I recommend the book to all typologists (and dialectologists as well)."Thomas Stolz in: STUF 4/2004

Introductionp. 1
Dialectology and typology - An integrative perspectivep. 11
Local markedness as a heuristic tool in dialectology: The case of amn'tp. 47
Non-standard evidence in syntactic typology - Methodological remarks on the use of dialect data vs spoken language datap. 69
The typology of motion and posture verbs: A variationist accountp. 93
Dynamic typology and vernacular universalsp. 127
Definite articles in Scandinavian: Competing grammaticalization processes in standard and non-standard varietiesp. 147
Person marking in Dutch dialectsp. 181
A typology of relative clauses in German dialectsp. 211
Do as a tense and aspect marker in varieties of Englishp. 245
Typology, dialectology and the structure of complementation in Romanip. 277
Problems for typology: Perfects and resultatives in spoken and non-standard English and Russianp. 305
Comparing grammatical variation phenomena in non-standard English and Low German dialects from a typological perspectivep. 335
On three types of dialect variation and their implications for linguistic theory. Evidence from verb clusters in Swiss German dialectsp. 367
Substrate, superstrate and universals: Perfect constructions in Irish Englishp. 401
The impact of language contact and social structure on linguistic structure: Focus on the dialects of modern Greekp. 435
Jespersen's cycle and the interaction of predicate and quantifier negation in Flemishp. 453
"Gendered" pronouns in English dialects - A typological perspectivep. 479
Population linguistics on a micro-scale. Lessons to be learnt from Baltic and Slavic dialects in contactp. 497
Addresses of authorsp. 527
Language and dialect indexp. 529
Subject indexp. 535
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ISBN: 9783110179491
ISBN-10: 3110179490
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 547
Published: 2003
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 3.96
Weight (kg): 0.9

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