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Karlsson, Fred

Overview
Works: 76 works in 412 publications in 5 languages and 4,705 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( )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,118 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( )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I examine the ways the minimal lexicon of a pidgin language, Chinook Jargon, gains maximal efficiency when put into use in a contemporary fictional text. The paper first describes the lexicon used from a structural point of view. It then examines the use of multifunctional lexical items in comparison to English. The results of these studies show, that 1) there is no bound morphology (neither derivational nor inflectional) in the variety studied and, 2) there is much more multifunctionality in the pidgin text than in the English texts. Finally, it is argued that the results show that the lexico
Constraint grammar : a language-independent system for parsing unrestricted text by Fred Karlsson( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnische Grammatik by Fred Karlsson( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finnish grammar by Fred Karlsson( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 90 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( )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 67 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 )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 55 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 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finsk grammatik by Fred Karlsson( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 50 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

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

13 editions published in 1974 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finskans struktur by Fred Karlsson( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in Swedish and held by 27 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 25 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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Johdatusta yleiseen kielitieteeseen by Fred Karlsson( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in Finnish and Swedish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1980 in Finnish and held by 19 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

Karlsson, F.

Karlsson, F. 1946-

Karlsson, F. (Fred)

까를쏜, 프레드 1946-

Languages
English (125)

Finnish (87)

Swedish (35)

German (16)

Chinese (1)