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Verbal syntax and case in Iceland

in a comparative GB approach

by HalldoМЃr AМЃrmann SigurГ°sson

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StatementHalldór Ármann Sigurðsson.
The Physical Object
PaginationReykjavík :
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Open LibraryOL20320871M
ISBN 109179006582

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Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 98 (), 83– Subordinate V2 and Verbal Morphology in Övdalian Ásgrímur Angantýsson University of Iceland Abstract The purpose of this paper is (i) to locate Övdalian among the Scandinavian languages with regard.


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Verbal Syntax and Case in Icelandic. Doctoral dissertation, University of Lund, Lund. [Reprinted by the Linguistic Institute at the University of Iceland ]. Book Description. In Verbal Hygiene, Deborah Cameron takes a serious look at popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its d of dismissing the practice of ‘verbal hygiene’, as a misguided and pernicious exercise, she argues that popular discourse about language values – good and bad, right and wrong – serves an.

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The constructions under investigation in this chapter include verb second (V2) and topicalization in various types of embedded clauses, stylistic fronting (SF) and transitive expletive constructions (TECs). It turns out that the older speakers of Övdalian allow V2 more freely than the younger speakers and the results from a verbal paradigm fill-in task reveal substantial.

On the basis of evidence from Icelandic I argue that PRO can be both governed and case-marked, but crucially not properly governed. Lexical arguments must be both case-marked and properly head governed, and proper head government is a strictly local relation whereas case-marking is not.

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This is an informative and accessible guide to the structure of Icelandic, focusing in particular on those characteristics that have contributed greatly to syntactic research. An early version of this paper was read at the Winter Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in December, Later versions were presented at the Second Annual Workshop on Scandinavian Syntax at Biskops-Arnö (Sweden) and Cited by: Syntax 1 Fall Assignment 11 Due November 28 Case in Icelandic This assignment investigates the implications of certain facts in Icelandic for our assumptions about the nature of several grammatical principles.

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([Florence, etc., ]), also by Willard Fiske, British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Catalogue of the books printed in. Cambridge University Press - The Syntax of Icelandic - by Höskuldur Thráinsson Excerpt. 1 Introduction Icelandic and its closest relatives. Icelandic is a North Germanic language currently () spoken by somepeople.

Case and Grammatical Functions: The Icelandic Passive Article (PDF Available) in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 3(4) January. This classic book on the Icelandic language was written to aid the military, the businessman, the traveler, or any foreign resident in Iceland.

Originally published inthe grammar gives reliable information on pronunciation, inflexions, and syntax of the language/5(25). 31 Passive morphology, agreement, and external case [ pp.].

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History of Old Scandinavian. About inscriptions dated from ad tocarved in the older runic alphabet (futhark), are chronologically and linguistically the oldest evidence of any Germanic are from Scandinavia, but enough have been found. In grammar, the voice of a verb describes the relationship between the action (or state) that the verb expresses and the participants identified by its arguments (subject, object, etc.).

When the subject is the agent or doer of the action, the verb is in the active the subject is the patient, target or undergoer of the action, the verb is said to be in the passive voice.

Verbal Syntax and Case in Icelandic in a Comparative GB Approach [ pp] Supervisor: Christer Platzack CENTRAL RESEARCH INTERESTS • Linguistic theory (syntax, morphology, pragmatics, semantics, interfaces, Universal Grammar) • Grammatical categories (Case, Person, Number, Gender, Tense, Mood) • Icelandic/Scandinavian/Germanic grammar.

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