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Author Somers Wicka, Katerina.

Title From phonology to syntax [electronic resource] : pronominal cliticization in Otfrid's Evangelienbuch / Katerina Somers Wicka.

Imprint Tübingen : M. Niemeyer, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 134 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistische Arbeiten, 0344-6727 ; 530
Linguistische Arbeiten (Max Niemeyer Verlag) ; 530.
Summary This monograph is an investigation of cliticization processes attested throughout Otfrid von Weissenburg's Old High German Evangelienbuch. Its central argument may be simply stated: attestations such as meg ih (& mag ih) 'I am able to, ' theiz (& thaz iz) 'that it, ' and wolt er (& wolta er) 'he wanted' comprise a host and clitic and are all manifestations of one unified process of cliticization. Establishing the crucial elements of the argument, however, requires that we reach beyond a phonological and prosodic account of the cliticization process. In order to show that attested clitic groups a.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-134).
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Prosodic deficiency and cliticization in Otfrid -- 3. Theih, theiz and theist: a case of form fossilization? -- 4. Elision and cliticization -- 5. Conclusions.
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Subject Otfrid, von Weissenburg, active 9th century. Evangeliorum liber.
Otfrid, von Weissenburg, active 9th century -- Language.
Otfrid, active 9th century von Weissenburg. Evangeliorum liber -- Language.
Otfrid, active 9th century von Weissenburg -- Language.
German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Clitics.
German language -- Old High German, 750-1050 -- Pronoun.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Somers Wicka, Katerina. From Phonology to Syntax. Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 2009 9783484305304
ISBN 9783484971554 (electronic bk.)
348497155X (electronic bk.)
3484305304 (pbk.)
9783484305304 (pbk.)