This volume contains nine articles on different aspects of the language of the Faroe Islands. Four of the contributions have syntactic themes, dealing with questions of reflexivisation, case-marking, word-order and the occurrence and status in Faroese of "Island Scandinavian" features. Three explore the interface between syntax and meaning in the fields of prepositional and auxiliary-verb usage. Brief treatment of the phonological development /th/ > /h/ ini medieval Faroese and an essay comparing nineteenth-century language (re)creation in the Faroes and Norway complete the collection. The articles, which first appeared between 1981 and 1998, offer varying insights into the smallest and least studied of the Scandinavian languages.
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This volume contains nine articles on different aspects of the language of the Faroe Islands. Four of the contributions have syntactic themes, dealing with questions of reflexivisation, case-marking, word-order and the occurrence and status in Faroese of "Island Scandinavian" features. Three explore the interface between syntax and meaning in the fields of prepositional and auxiliary-verb usage. And a brief treatment of the phonological development complete the collection. The articles, which first appeared between 1981 and 1998, offer varying insights into the smallest and least studied of the Scandinavian languages.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9788270993352
Publisert
2001
Utgave
1. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Novus
Serie
Studia Nordica
Aldersnivå
Voksen
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
239

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