Phrase Structures in Competition

First published in 1999. This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb.

Phrase Structures in Competition

First published in 1999. This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb.

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Phrase Structures in Competition
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Susan Pintzuk
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-19 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1999. This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb.
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Pages: 190
Authors: Gisella Ferraresi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Pages: 402
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Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Bettelou Los, Pieter de Haan
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-14 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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Language: en
Pages: 418
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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