Studies in West Frisian Grammar

Selected papers by
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Jarich Hoekstra | Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel
Willem Visser | University of Groningen
Goffe Jensma | University of Groningen
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In this volume, Germen de Haan gives a multi-faceted view of the syntax, sociolinguistics, and phonology of West-Frisian. The author discusses distinct aspects of the syntax of verbs in Frisian: finiteness and Verb Second, embedded root phenomena, the verbal complex, verbal complementation, and complementizer agreement. Because Frisian has minority language status and is of interest to sociolinguists, the author reviews the linguistic changes in Frisian under the influence of the dominant Dutch language and, more generally, reflects on how to deal with contact-induced change in grammar. Finally, in three phonological articles, the author discusses nasalization in Frisian, the putatively symmetrical vowel inventory of Frisian, and the variation between schwa + sonorant consonants and syllabic sonorant consonants.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 161] 2010.  x, 384 pp.
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Abraham, Werner
2014. The Upper German differential. In Bavarian Syntax [Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 220],  pp. 305 ff. DOI logo
Pospelova, K. V.
2018. OLD FRISIAN INSULTS IN CULTURAL-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. Vestnik of Samara University. History, pedagogics, philology 24:3  pp. 122 ff. DOI logo
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2011. Publications received in 2010. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 34:1  pp. 73 ff. DOI logo

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Main BIC Subject

CFK: Grammar, syntax

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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