Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar

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Psychology Press, 1994 - Foreign Language Study - 628 pages
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A comprehensive reference guide to the grammar of modern Swedish, which concentrates on the real pat terns of use in today's language. It is an ideal r eference source for the user and learner of Swedis h, irrespective of level.
 

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Contents

Plural noun formsthe declensions 111117
12
Plurals of nouns of foreign origin 118122
26
G Some Swedish noun homonyms 131
40
The use of the indefinite and definite end article 206213
56
Introduction to forms and use 301
69
The definite declension 317326
90
E Comparison of adjectives 332344
107
F Compound adjectives 345346
123
E Sforms of the verb and the passive 639650
305
G Some problem verbs 657
324
Location and movement 713714
345
Prepositions
359
Prepositional use 820832
404
Conjunctions
460
Other subordinators 920922
478
Sentence structure and word order
491

Reflexive pronouns 410413
142
F Demonstrative pronouns 425428
162
G Determinative pronouns 429
167
J Interrogative pronouns 461468
213
Numerals
227
E Dates 514515
241
B The use of the tenses 618630
268
Ways of expressing mood 631635
291
Subordinate clause word order basic positions 11131114
509
E Main clause transformations 11201130
515
F Subordinate clauses 11311137
532
H Ellipsis 11431147
551
K Differences in sentence structure and word order between
567
Miscellaneous 12111213
583
Linguistic Terms
596
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About the author (1994)

Philip Holmes is Senior Lecturer and Head of department in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull. Ian Hinchliffe runs a translation agency in Killeberg, Sweden.

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