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The syntax of mainland Scandinavian

Author: Jan Terje Faarlund
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Oxford linguistics.
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This book explores the syntactic structures of Mainland Scandinavian, a term that covers a continuum of mutually intelligible languages spoken in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and parts of Finland. It is descriptive in nature, with examples drawn from reference grammars, research literature, corpora of various sorts, and the author's own research.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Terje Faarlund
ISBN: 9780192550088 019255008X 9780191859298 019185929X
OCLC Number: 1089931341
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Contents: Cover; The Syntax of Mainland Scandinavian; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Examples and glossing conventions; Abbreviations of grammatical morphemes; 1: Introduction; 1.1 The Scandinavian languages; 1.2 Sources and material; 1.3 Theoretical background and descriptive framework; 2: Nominals; 2.1 The noun phrase; 2.1.1 The noun; 2.1.2 Complements; 2.1.3 Adjuncts; 2.1.4 Inflection; 2.2 Modifiers; 2.2.1 Adjectives; 2.2.2 Quantifiers; 2.3 The determiner phrase; 2.3.1 The definite article; 2.3.2 Demonstratives; 2.3.3 Interrogative; 2.3.4 Possessive; 2.3.4.1 Possessive determiner 2.3.4.2 Genitive phrase2.3.4.3 Possessor doubling construction; 2.3.4.4 Prepositional phrase; 2.3.4.5 Preproprial genitive; 2.3.4.6 Kinship nouns; 2.3.4.7 Interrogative possessor; 2.3.4.8 Distributive possessive; 2.4 Pronouns; 2.4.1 Personal pronouns; 2.4.1.1 Forms and use; 2.4.1.2 Uses of the neuter singular; 2.4.1.3 The reflexive pronoun; 2.4.2 Interrogative pronouns; 2.4.3 Indefinite pronouns; 2.4.4 Pronominal phrases; 2.5 Relative clauses; 2.5.1 Restrictive relative clauses; 2.5.2 Non-restrictive relative clauses; 2.5.3 Infinitival relatives; 2.6 Predeterminers 2.6.1 Universal quantifiers2.6.2 Focusing elements; 2.6.3 Demonstratives; 2.7 Further reading; 3: The adjective phrase; 3.1 The adjective; 3.2 Complements; 3.2.1 Nominals; 3.2.2 Prepositional phrases; 3.2.3 Infinitival relatives; 3.2.4 Verbal present participles; 3.3 Degree; 3.4 Further reading; 4: The prepositional phrase; 4.1 The preposition; 4.2 Complements; 4.3 Modifiers; 4.4 Further reading; 5: The verb phrase; 5.1 The verb; 5.2 Argument structure; 5.2.1 Transitivity; 5.2.2 External argument; 5.2.3 Ergativity; 5.2.4 The reflexive form; 5.3 Auxiliaries and complex verb forms 5.3.1 Modal auxiliaries5.3.2 Future reference; 5.3.3 The perfect; 5.4 Complements of lexical verbs; 5.4.1 Nominals; 5.4.2 Clauses; 5.4.3 Prepositional objects; 5.5 Small clauses; 5.5.1 Infinitive; 5.5.1.1 Verbs of perception; 5.5.1.2 Verbs of cognition; 5.5.1.3 The verb of ordering and request; 5.5.1.4 The verb of permission; 5.5.2 Predicate complements; 5.5.2.1 Subject-oriented predicate complements; 5.5.2.2 Object-oriented predicate complements; 5.5.3 Adverbial complements; 5.5.3.1 With a copula verb; 5.5.3.2 With unaccusative and intransitive verbs; 5.5.3.3 With transitive verbs 5.5.3.4 Particles5.6 Indirect object; 5.6.1 Structure; 5.6.2 Types of verbs; 5.6.3 Syntactic properties; 5.6.4 External possessor; 5.7 Free adjuncts; 5.7.1 Predicate adjuncts; 5.7.2 Adverbial adjuncts; 5.7.2.1 Prepositional phrases; 5.7.2.2 Nominals; 5.7.2.3 Clauses; 5.7.2.4 Adjective phrases; 5.7.2.5 Adverbs; 5.7.2.6 Double adverbials; 5.8 Further reading; 6: The finite clause; 6.1 The finite verb; 6.2 The subject; 6.2.1 Form; 6.2.1.1 Nominal subject; 6.2.1.2 Clausal subject; 6.2.1.3 Prepositional and adverbial phrases; 6.2.2 Raising to subject; 6.2.3 Non-referential subjects
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This book explores the syntactic structures of Mainland Scandinavian, a term that covers a continuum of mutually intelligible languages spoken in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and parts of Finland. It is  Read more...

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