The Syntax of German (Cambridge Syntax Guides)

The Syntax of German (Cambridge Syntax Guides)

Hubert Haider


What are you aware, for those who be aware of language has 'Object Verb' constitution instead of 'Verb Object'? Answering this question etc, this e-book presents a vital consultant to the syntactic constitution of German. It examines the systematic alterations among German and English, which keep on with from this uncomplicated distinction in sentence constitution, and provides the most result of syntactic study on German. themes lined contain the stern be aware order in VO vs be aware order edition in OV, verb clustering, clause union results, compulsory practical topic place, and subject-object asymmetries for extractions. via this, a cross-model and cross-linguistic comparability evolves, highlighting the quick implications for non-Germanic OV languages, and making a unique and complete description of the syntactic adjustments that instantly stick with from an OV variety by contrast with a VO variety like English. will probably be of curiosity to all these attracted to syntax and Germanic languages.

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