Eva Schlachter

List of John Benjamins publications for which Eva Schlachter plays a role.


The rise of the definite article in Old High German is the result of a more complex grammaticalization process than has commonly been assumed. Current explanations do not take into account the existence of early definite secondary article forms that are attested since the 8th/9th century. The… read more
In the following paper, we deal with the properties of the definite article in German. Starting from the existing literature on Present-day German, we show that, in combination with prepositions, two forms of the definite article may be used, namely a full one and a reduced one. They are used in… read more