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Karlsson, Fred

Overview
Works: 77 works in 417 publications in 5 languages and 4,800 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PH135, 494.5415
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred Karlsson
Finnish : an essential grammar by Fred Karlsson( )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar has undergone profound revisions. The chapter on basic sentence structure has been rewritten and syntax has been given more space. Sections have been added on phrase types, simple clause types, and types of complex sentences. A section on discourse particles has been added. The vocabulary of the copious example sentences has been updated to give it a touch of the twenty-first century. The section on modern colloquial Finnish has been considerably expanded. Internet addresses helpful for any learner of Finnish are provided which make is possible to automatically analyse the grammatical structure of any Finnish words and sentences. It gives not only a systematic account of the structures of the written language, but also features the characteristics of colloquial Finnish. No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader and grammatical rules are clearly explained without jargon. Features include:pronunciation guide, including the tendencies in present-day colloquial Finnishthorough descriptions of morphology (word structure) and syntax (sentence structure)clear rules and an abundance of concrete examplesinflection tablessubject indexinternet addresses to online software for grammatical analysis of Finnish. This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Finnish independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types
Language complexity : typology, contact, change( )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Language complexity has recently attracted considerable attention from linguists of many different persuasions. This volume - a thematic selection of papers from the conference Approaches to Complexity in Language, held in Helsinki, August 2005 - is the first collection of articles devoted to the topic. The sixteen chapters of the volume approach the notion of language complexity from a variety of perspectives. The papers are divided into three thematic sections that reflect the central themes of the book: Typology and theory, Contact and change, Creoles and pidgins. The book is mainly intended for typologists, historical linguists, contact linguists and creolists, as well as all linguists interested in language complexity in general. As the first collective volume on a very topical theme, the book is expected to be of lasting interest to the linguistic community."--BOOK JACKET
Constraint grammar : a language-independent system for parsing unrestricted text by Fred Karlsson( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnische Grammatik by Fred Karlsson( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnish grammar by Fred Karlsson( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klappentext: This Finnish grammar is primarily intended to serve as a reference grammar for anybody who wants to learn the language. The book gives a systematic and comprehensive account of the basic productive structures of written Finnish. It also deals with the characteristics of colloquial spoken Finnish. "Finnish Grammar" is based on some fundamental insights of modern linguistics. Therefore it is a useful guide for professional linguists as well. The author is Professor o General Linguistics at the University of Helsinki
Finnish : a comprehensive grammar by Fred Karlsson( )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Finnish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Finnish. The book moves from the sound system through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic features. Key features include: particular focus on examples from spoken Finnish reflecting current usage; grammatical phenomena classified as common or rare; appendices identifying stems and sequences of endings; English-Finnish contrasts highlighted throughout. Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference for the intermediate and advanced learner and user of Finnish."--Publisher's description
Nykysuomen lauseoppia by Auli Hakulinen( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in Finnish and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suomen peruskielioppi by Fred Karlsson( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finsk grammatik by Fred Karlsson( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SLR '87 : papers from the Fourth International Symposium on Sign Language Research, Lappeenranta, Finland July 15-19, 1987 by International Symposium on Sign Language Research( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suomen kielen äänne- ja muotorakenne by Fred Karlsson( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Finnish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from the Seventh Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics : Hanasaari, Finland, December 17-19, 1982 by 1982, Hanasaari) Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics (7( Book )

11 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finskans struktur by Fred Karlsson( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in Swedish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suomi vieraana kielenä by Fred Karlsson( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in Finnish and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.N. Setälä vaarallisilla vesillä : tieteellisen vallankäytön, käyttäytymisen ja perinteen analyysi by Fred Karlsson( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in Finnish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonology, morphology, and morphophonemics by Fred Karlsson( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johdatusta yleiseen kielitieteeseen by Fred Karlsson( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in Finnish and Swedish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centrala problem i finskans böningsmorfologi, morfofonematik och fonologi by Fred Karlsson( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finskans rotmorfemstruktur: En generativ beskrivning by Fred Karlsson( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suomen tekstilauseiden piirteitä : kvantitatiivinen tutkimus by Auli Hakulinen( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in Finnish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Finnish : an essential grammar
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Language complexity : typology, contact, changeFinnische GrammatikFinnish grammar
Alternative Names
Fred Karlsson finnischer Sprachwissenschaftler

Fred Karlsson Finnish linguist

Fred Karlsson Fins taalkundige

Fred Karlsson lingüista finlandés

Karlsson, F.

Karlsson, F. 1946-

Karlsson, F. (Fred)

까를쏜, 프레드 1946-

Languages
English (124)

Finnish (91)

Swedish (35)

German (16)

Chinese (1)