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Author Jäger, Agnes.

Title History of German negation / Agnes Jäger.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 350 pages).
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 118
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 118.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of German Negation; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. THE NEGATION PARTICLE; 3. INDEFINITES IN THE SCOPE OF NEGATION AND NEGATIVE CONCORD; 4. CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Primary sources; Secondary references; INDEX; The series Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today.
Summary This book represents the first comprehensive overview over the history of negation in German. It addresses both the development of the negation particles as well as the diachrony of indefinites in the scope of negation and the phenomenon of Negative Concord. Being based on a corpus study of several Old and Middle High German texts, it comprises a wealth of historical examples with additional comparison to Modern Standard German and dialects, as well as crosslinguistic data from a variety of languages. The findings are placed in the context of typological research and are analysed in terms of c.
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Subject German language -- Negatives.
German language -- Syntax -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jäger, Agnes. History of German negation. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., 2008 (DLC) 2007038187
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9027255016 (cloth)
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