In search of universal grammar : from old norse to Zoque / edited by Terje Lohndal - Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013 - vi, 361 p. : il. ; 25 cm. - Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 202 0166-0829 ; .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction /Terje Lohndal. -- Scandinavian. On the syntax of the accusative/dative alternation in spatial PPs in norwegian dative dialects /Tor A, Afari. -- Spurious topic drop in swedish /Christer Platzack. -- Germanic sociolinguistics. "The voice from below": norwegian language reforms in the 21st century /Unn Røyneland. -- Gender maintenance and loss in Totenmålet, english, and other major germanic varieties /Peter Trudgill. -- French. Non-finite adjuncts in french /Hans Petter Helland. -- Topics and the left periphery: A comparison of old french and modern Germanic /Christine Meklenborg Salvesen. -- Language change. The developmental logic if the analytic past in German and polish: an issue of universalism or areal contact? /Werner Abraham. -- The diachrony of pronouns and demonstratives /Elly van Gelderen. -- Lesser-studied languages. origins of metathesis in Batsbi /Alice C. Harris. -- Indefinitely definite expressions /Jerrold M. Sadock. -- Language acquisition. Doing diachrony /David Lightfoot. -- The acquisition of linguistic variation: parameters vs. micro-cues /Marit Westergaard. -- Language evolution. The evolution of language /Erika Hagelberg. -- Language as technology: some questions that evolutionary linguistics should address /Salikoko S. Mufwene. Index.

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Gramática generativa
Gramática histórica
Gramática comparada y general
Lingüística histórica
Lenguas escandinavas

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