Dialectology Meets Typology: Dialect Grammar from a Cross-linguistic Perspective

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Bernd Kortmann
Walter de Gruyter, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 541 pages

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Contents

Introduction
1
The case of amnt
47
Nonstandard evidence in syntactic typology Methodological remarks on the use of dialect data vs spoken language data
69
A variationist account
93
Dynamic typology and vernacular universals
127
Competing grammaticalization
147
Person marking in Dutch dialects
181
A typology of relative clauses in German dialects
211
Perfects and resultatives in spoken and
305
Comparing grammatical variation phenomena in nonstandard English and Low German dialects from a typological perspective
335
On three types of dialect variation and their implications for linguistic
367
Perfect constructions in Irish
401
The impact of language contact and social structure on linguistic
435
Jespersens cycle and the interaction of predicate and quantifier negation in Flemish
453
Gendered pronouns in English dialects A typological perspective
479
Population linguistics on a microscale Lessons to be learnt from Baltic and Slavic dialects in contact
497

Do as a tense and aspect marker in varieties of English
245
Typology dialectology and the structure of complementation in Romani
277
Addresses of authors
527
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Bernd Kortmann is Professor at the University of Freiburg, Germany.

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