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Author Axel, Katrin.

Title Studies on Old High German syntax : left sentence periphery, verb placement and verb-second / Katrin Axel.

Imprint Amsterdam, the Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 363 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today (LA) ; v. 112
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 112.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and index.
Language Includes German phrases.
Contents Studies on Old High German Syntax; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. VERB MOVEMENT; 3. VERB-FIRST DECLARATIVES; 4. LEFT SENTENCE PERIPHERY AND XP-MOVEMENT; 5. PRONOUN PLACEMENT AND SENTENCE STRUCTURE; 6. NULL SUBJECTS AND VERB PLACEMENT; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; INDEX; The series Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today.
Summary This monograph is the first book-length study on Old High German syntax from a generative perspective in twenty years. It provides an in-depth exploration of the Old High German pre-verb-second grammar by answering the following questions: To what extent did generalized verb movement exist in Old High German? Was there already obligatory XP-movement to the left periphery in declarative root clauses? What deviations from the linear verb-second restriction are attested and what do such phenomena reveal about the structure of the left sentence periphery? Did verb placement play the same role in s.
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Subject German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Syntax.
German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Sentences.
German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Verb.
German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Word order.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Axel, Katrin. Studies on Old High German syntax. Amsterdam, the Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007 9789027233769 9027233764 (OCoLC)166873273
ISBN 9789027291981 (electronic bk.)
9027291985 (electronic bk.)
9789027233769
9027233764