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Title: Deutsche Grammatik [Lexicon of German Grammar]
Edited By: Elke Hentschel
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110185607-1
Series Title: De Gruyter Lexikon
Description:

This lexicon summarizes in concise articles questions concerning German
grammar and their contexts. All cases, parts of speech, tenses, moods,
syntactic categories, etc. are explained. This reference work is intended
for users seeking orientation - linguists, undergraduate/graduate students,
learners of German and teachers. It is also indispensable in the field of
"German as a foreign language".

Key features:
* Essential reference work for "users"
* Comprehensive overview of German grammar

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Syntax
Lexicography
Grammars
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110229028
Pages: 404
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ISBN-13: 9783110185607
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95