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LINGUIST List 20.1251

Fri Apr 03 2009

Books: Sociolinguistics: Goeman et al (Eds) - Barbiers et al (Eds)

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        1.    Ebisse Wakjira-Rouw, Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Goeman et al (Eds)         2.    Ebisse Wakjira-Rouw, Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Barbiers et al (Eds)

Message 1: Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Goeman et al (Eds)
Date: 03-Apr-2009
From: Ebisse Wakjira-Rouw <e.rouwaup.nl>
Subject: Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Goeman et al (Eds)
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Title: Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects
Published: 2009
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
                http://www.aup.nl/

Editor: Ton Goeman
Editor: Marc van Oostendorp
Editor: Piet van Reenen
Editor: Oele Koornwinder
Editor: Boudewijn van den Berg
Editor: A. van Reenen
Hardback: ISBN: 9789053567753 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Abstract:

The dialects of Dutch do not only differ from Standard Dutch in their words
and sounds, but also in the way they build their words (morphology) and
sentences (syntax). The Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (MAND)
and the Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (SAND) provide a description
of the surprisingly rich morphological and syntactic variation in the Dutch
language area (i.e. The Netherlands, Dutch speaking Belgium and north west
France) and present this variation on maps. The first volume of these
atlases appeared in 2005. The second and final volume appears today. This
is the completion of a unique project of the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam)
and the University of Ghent that started in 1979.

Together with the Phonological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (FAND; three
volumes) that has already appeared, MAND and SAND constitute a triptych
without precedent. There is no other language area in the world for which
such a systematic, extensive and detailed description of grammatical
variation and its geographic distribution exists. This description is very
important for research into the structure of natural language and for
research into the history of the Dutch language area and Dutch.

MAND I presents the variation in plural formation, diminutives and
grammatical gender. MAND 2 provides the variation in comparative and
superlative formation, possessive, subject and object pronouns and verbal
inflection.

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=40641


Message 2: Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Barbiers et al (Eds)
Date: 03-Apr-2009
From: Ebisse Wakjira-Rouw <e.rouwaup.nl>
Subject: Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects: Barbiers et al (Eds)
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Title: Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects
Subtitle: Volume 2
Published: 2009
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
                http://www.aup.nl/

Editor: Sjef Barbiers
Editor: Johan van der Auwera
Editor: Hans Bennis
Editor: Eefje Boef
Editor: Gunther De Vogelaer
Editor: Margreet van der Ham
Hardback: ISBN: 9789053567807 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Abstract:

The dialects of Dutch do not only differ from Standard Dutch in their words
and sounds, but also in the way they build their words (morphology) and
sentences (syntax). The Morphological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (MAND)
and the Syntactic Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (SAND) provide a description
of the surprisingly rich morphological and syntactic variation in the Dutch
language area (i.e. The Netherlands, Dutch speaking Belgium and north west
France) and present this variation on maps. The first volume of these
atlases appeared in 2005. The second and final volume appears today. This
is the completion of a unique project of the Meertens Institute (Amsterdam)
and the University of Ghent that started in 1979.

Together with the Phonological Atlas of the Dutch Dialects (FAND; three
volumes) that has already appeared, MAND and SAND constitute a triptych
without precedent. There is no other language area in the world for which
such a systematic, extensive and detailed description of grammatical
variation and its geographic distribution exists. This description is very
important for research into the structure of natural language and for
research into the history of the Dutch language area and Dutch.

SAND 1 gives the variation in complementizers and complementizer
inflection, inflection on yes/ no, subject clitics, reflexives,
Wh-sentences and relative clauses. SAND 2 presents the variation in the
order of verbs and correlated variation in their form, and negative sentences.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=40643


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