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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: Ă–sten  Dahl
Institution: Stockholm University
State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Typology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Tense and Aspect in the Languages of Europe
 Circum-Baltic Languages
 Circum-Baltic Languages
 The Growth and Maintenance of Linguistic Complexity
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Circum-Baltic Languages
 Circum-Baltic Languages
 The Growth and Maintenance of Linguistic Complexity
Dissertation Director * of: Processing Noun Phrases in Natural Discourse
(Kari Fraurud, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Suppletion in Verb Paradigms: Bits and pieces of a puzzle
(Ljuba Veselinova, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Out of Africa
(Mikael Parkvall, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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