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It's Been Said Before

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Advances in Comparative Germanic Syntax
Edited By: Artemis Alexiadou
Jorge Hankamer
Thomas McFadden
Justin Nuger
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 141

The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 23rd and
24th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of
California, Santa Cruz and the University of Stuttgart. The contributions
provide insightful discussions of several topics of current interest for
syntactic theory on the basis of comparative data from a wide range of
contemporary and historical Germanic languages. The theoretical issues
explored include: the left periphery, with a number of contributions
touching on the pros and contras of cartographic accounts; different
aspects of word order and how it arises from movement and clause structure;
the interplay of thematic relations and case theory with the realization of
DPs; and the treatment of finiteness and modal structures. This book is of
interest to syntacticians working in a comparative perspective and to
advanced undergraduates.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027255245
ISBN-13: 9789027255242
Prices: Europe EURO 105.00
U.S. $ 158.00
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027289575
Prices: Europe EURO 105.00
U.S. $ 158.00