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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: The Grammar of Identity
Subtitle: Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages
Written By: Volker Gast
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

This original treatment of an extremely complex and interesting subject
matter within Germanic languages and theoretical linguistics, investigates
why intensifiers and reflexives are formally indistinguishable in so many
languages around the world.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Language Family(ies): Germanic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415394112
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 258
Prices: U.S. $ 131.00