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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Query Details

Query Subject:   German Quotative
Author:   Ellen Fluharty
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Pragmatics
Subject Language(s):  German

Query:   I am looking for information on German quotatives, specifically und
ich/er so (e.g. und ich so: O Mann! Wie hast du das gemacht?)

I'm wondering what its current social distribution is, and whether or
not it is stigmatized. Personal observations and references are both
appreciated. Please reply to and I will post a
summary to the list.


Ellen Fluharty
Graduate Student
Department of Foreign Languages
West Virginia University

Subject-Language: German, Standard; Code: GER
LL Issue: 13.2799
Date posted: 30-Oct-2002


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