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Title: The Germanic Languages
Edited By: Ekkehard König
Johan van der Auwera
Description:

The Germanic Languages provides a survey of twelve Germanic languages.
Fully comprehensive, this book presents both detailed research on the major
Germanic languages and rarely covered minor languages including Yiddish,
Pennsylvanian German, and Afrikaans. Extensive discussions of phonology,
morphology, syntax, lexis, and the main dialects plus a comprehensive
index, bibliographies, and maps of language distribution and development
make this a complete reference source.

Contributors include: Winfred P. Lehmann University of Texas at Austin, Ans
van Kemenade Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
John Ole Askedal Universitet i Oslo, Erik Andersson Svenska
Institutionen. Neil Jacobs Ohio State University, Silke Van
Ness State University of New York at Albany, Suzanne Romaine
Merton College Oxford

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Afrikaans
German, Pennsylvania
Yiddish, Eastern
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415280796
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 648
Prices: AUS $ 31.95