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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: Irmengard  Rauch
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
State and/or Country: USA   
Selected Publications: The Gothic Language. Grammar, Genetic Provenance and Typology, Readings. (2003)

The Old High German Diphthongization: A Description of a Phonemic Change (1967)

The Old Saxon Language: Grammar, Epic Narrative, Linguistic Interference (1992)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Insights in Germanic Linguistics II: Classic and Contemporary
 The Gothic Language
Dissertation Director * of: The Typology of the Relative Clause in Old High German: A corpus analysis
(Jiri Janko, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Causation in Sound Change: Perception-based Monophthongization in Old High German
(James Ritchie, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Evidentiality and Perception Verbs in English and German: A corpus-based analysis from the early modern period to the present
(Richard Whitt, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Origins and Development of Germanic V2: Evidence from alliterative verse
(Tonya Dewey, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: MInd, Metaphor, and Prefix: Evidence for prototype category structure in NHG ver-
(Julie Belz, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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