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Title: Genus, Derivation und Quantifikation [Gender, Derivation, and Quantification]
Subtitle: Zur Funktion der Suffigierung und verwandter Phänomene im Deutschen
Written By: Martina Werner
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/184058?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Studia Linguistica Germanica 114
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The function of the grammatical category of gender is one of the most controversial issues in linguistics. This study draws to inquire about the extent to which there is a diachronically established relationship motivated by core grammatical structure between gender and suffixation that can be described in terms of nominal quantification . According to this view, word formation by means of suffixes in New High German serves less for transposition and modification, and more for the creation of overtly marked, quantifiable nouns.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Language History
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110291759
Pages: 247
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
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ISBN-13: 9783110291902
Pages: 247
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95