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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Muriel  Norde
Institution: University of Groningen
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Homepage: http://www.murielnorde.com/
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Specialty: Swedish historical linguistics
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Up and down the Cline - The Nature of Grammaticalization
 Degrammaticalization
 Language Contact
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Degrammaticalization
 Language Contact
 Up and down the Cline - The Nature of Grammaticalization
Courses Taught: History of the Scandinavian languages, historical linguistics, grammaticalization, language contact
Dissertation Director * of: Expressions of epistemic modality in Mainland Scandinavian. A study into the lexicalization-grammaticalization-pragmaticalization interface.
(Karin Beijering, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: The History of the Genitive in Swedish. A Case Study in Degrammaticalization
Reviewer of: Syntax: Blake (2001), 2nd review (LL Issue 13.126)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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