Gunnar Bergh

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gunnar Bergh plays a role.


Bergh, Gunnar and Sölve Ohlander 2012 Chapter 13. English direct loans in European football lexisThe Anglicization of European Lexis, Furiassi, Cristiano, Virginia Pulcini and Félix Rodríguez González (eds.), pp. 281–304 | Article
Football language is arguably the world’s most widespread special language, where English has played – and still plays – a dominant role. The present study reports on the influence of English in terms of direct loans in this field, as manifested in 16 European languages. Based on a set of 25… read more
Bergh, Gunnar 2007 The semiosis of Swedish car colour names: Descriptive and amplifying functionsAnthropology of Color: Interdisciplinary multilevel modeling, MacLaury, Robert E., Galina V. Paramei and Don Dedrick (eds.), pp. 337–345 | Article
This article deals with the different semiotic functions of complex car color names in Swedish. Based on a body of 150 authentic name types, collected from both newspapers and manufacturers’ catalogues, the study looks into the properties of these names from both a quantitative and qualitative… read more
Bergh, Gunnar and Aimo Seppänen 1994 Subject Extraction in English: The use of the that-complementizerEnglish Historical Linguistics 1992: Papers from the 7th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Valencia, 22–26 September 1992, Fernández, Francisco, Miguel Fuster Márquez and Juan Jose Calvo (eds.), pp. 131 ff. | Article