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Title: Indogermanische Grammatik (Volume 7)
Subtitle: Syntax 2
Written By: Hermann Alfred Hirt
Description:

Hermann Hirt (1865–1936) taught Greek, Latin and early Germanic languages
at Leipzig University from 1892 to 1912 before moving to the chair of
Sanskrit and comparative linguistics at Giessen. Born around the time when
Bopp and Schleicher were publishing their ground-breaking work on
Indo-European, and a young man when Brugmann published his monumental
comparative grammar (all available in this series), Hirt began this
seven-volume grammar in the 1920s soon after the exciting discovery of
Tocharian and the decipherment of Hittite. The project arose out of his
extensive research on the historical phonology of Indo-European vowels,
which led him to consider much wider issues. This, the final volume, was in
the press when the author died and was published in 1937. It completes
Hirt’s presentation of syntax with discussion of sentence structure,
coordination, subordination and word order.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781108006798
Pages: 288
Prices: U.K. £ 15.99
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