Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-358) and index.
Includes German phrases.
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.
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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