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The syntax of Old Norse [electronic resource] : with a survey of the inflectional morphology and a complete bibliography / Jan Terje Faarlund.

Author/Creator:
Faarlund, Jan Terje, 1943-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (319 p.)
Series:
Oxford linguistics.
Oxford linguistics
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Subjects:
Old Norse language -- Syntax.
Old Norse language -- Inflection.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is the first account of Old Norse syntax for almost a hundred years and the first ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the Old Icelandic sagas is the best documented medieval Germanic language: the author presents a full analysis of its syntax and overviews of its phonology and morphology. He includes a complete bibliography of Old Norse syntax. - ;This book offers the first account of Old Norse syntax for almost a hundred years and the first ever in a non-Scandinavian language. The language of the Vikings and of the Old Icelandic sagas is the best docum
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Abbreviations and Sources; 1 Introduction; 2 Phonology; 3 Inflectional Morphology; 4 The Noun Phrase; 5 Determiner Phrases; 6 The Adjective Phrase; 7 The Prepositional Phrase; 8 The Verb Phrase; 9 The Finite Sentence; 10 Subordinate Clauses; 11 Reflexive Binding; Bibliography of Old Norse Syntax; Subject Index; Word Index
Notes:
Series statement from jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-294) and indexes.
ISBN:
1-280-84111-7
0-19-153381-5
OCLC:
476258040