Comparative Studies in Germanic Syntax

From Afrikaans to Zurich German

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This selection of papers presented at the 20th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop brings together contributions that address issues in syntactic predication and studies in the nominal system, as well as papers on data from the history of English and German. Showing a strong comparative commitment, the contributions include studies on previously neglected data on case and predicative structures in Icelandic and other Germanic languages, on the (non-)syntactic distinction of predicative vs. argument NP/DPs, on quirky V2 in Afrikaans, the pronominal system, resumptive pronouns with relative clauses in Zurich German, as well as historical papers on word-formation processes, on auxiliary selection in relation to counter factuality, and on the development of VO-OV orders in the history of English. This volume presents a wide range of studies that enrich both the theoretical understanding and the empirical foundation of comparative research on the Germanic languages.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 97]  2006.  vi, 332 pp.
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Table of Contents
From Afrikaans to Zurich German: Comparative Studies in Germanic Syntax
Jutta M. Hartmann and László Molnárfi
1–9
Part I — Studies on predication
11
The Nom/Acc alternation in Germanic
Halldór Ármann Sigur∂sson
13–50
Shape conservation, Holmberg’s generalization and predication
Olaf Koeneman
51–87
Quirky verb-second in Afrikaans: Complex predicates and head movement
Mark de Vos
89–114
Nominal arguments and nominal predicates
Marit Julien
115–140
Part II — Studies on the (pro)nominal system
141
Pronominal noun phrases, number specifications, and null nouns
Dorian Roehrs
143–180
Toward a syntactic theory of number neutralisation: The Dutch pronouns je ‘you’ and ze ‘them’.
Gertjan Postma
181–200
Long relativization in Zurich German as resumptive prolepsis
Martin Salzmann
201–234
Part III — Historical studies
235
Auxiliary selection and counterfactuality in the history of English and Germanic
Thomas McFadden and Artemis Alexiadou
237–262
Loss of residual “head final” orders and remnant fronting in Late Middle English: Causes and consequences
Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts
263–297
Syntactic sources of word-formation processes: Evidence from Old English and Old High German
Carola Trips
299–328
Index
329–331
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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