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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Lars  Hellan
Institution: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Topics in South Slavic Syntax and Semantics.
Dissertation Director * of: What's in a Word? Evidence for Phonosemantics
(Margaret Magnus, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Multi-Verb Constructions in Edo
(Ota Ogie, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Phrasal Subconstructions: A constructionalist grammar design, exemplified with Norwegian and English
(Petter Haugereid, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Paths and Pathfinders: Exploring the syntax and semantics of complex verbal predicates in Dagaare and other languages
(Adams Bodomo, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: About Multi-verb constructions in Edo:multi-verb construction, past tense suffixation and syntactic representation in Edo

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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