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Title: Linguistics in the Netherlands 2001
Edited By: Hans Broekhuis
Ton van der Wouden
Series Title: AVT Publications, 18
Description:

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the thirty-first annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of the
Netherlands, held in Utrecht on February 3, 2001.

20 of the 67 papers presented at the meeting are included in this volume to give an overview of research in different fields of linguistics in the Netherlands. Articles cover phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, in a wide variety of languages.


Contents

Who power Polder Dutch? A perceptual-sociolinguistic study of a new variety of Dutch Renee van Bezooijen and Rob van den Berg

Comparing aspectual systems Olga Borik and Paz Gonzalez

Georgian harmonic clusters as complex segments? A perceptual experiment Marika Butskhrikidze and Vincent I. van Heuven

On de-affrication in Modern Georgian Marika Butskhrikidze and Ieroen van de Weijer

Elicitation techniques in a Dutch syntactic dialect atlas project Leonie
Cornips and Willy Iongenburger

On predicate numerals Norbert Corver

Choosing between the Dutch past-tense suffixes te and -de Mirjam Ernestus and Harald Baayen

Partial Wh-movement in Russian Veronique van Gelderen

Changes in professional terms in the Netherlands: Anglicisation and the neutralisation of gender Marinel Gerritsen

Anaphoric expressions in Japanese Takaaki Hara

Initial coordination and the Law of Coordination of Likes Petra Hendriks

CL in OT Ben Hermans

The textlinguistic function of attributive past participles Frank Jansen

Natura artis magistra: Ancient rhetoricians, grammarians and philosophers on natural word order C.C. de Jonge

Subject-Object asymmetry in Dutch children's comprehension of wie-questions Matthijs van der Meer, Wouter van Atteveldt, Peter Coopmans and William Philip

Aspects of the morphosyntax of subjects and objects in Coptic
Egyptian Chris H. Reintges

The Nasal Condition in Korean Sang Jik Rhee

Clitic doubling in Bulgarian Ivanka P. Schick and Frits Beukema

The devoicing of fricatives in a reading task Hans Van de Velde and
Roeland van Hout

Patterns of relative clauses Mark de Vries

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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