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By Bernd Kortmann,Tanja Herrmann,Lukas Pietsch,Susanne Wagner

ISBN-10: 3110182998

ISBN-13: 9783110182996

This quantity deals qualitative in addition to corpus-based quantitative reports on 3 domain names of grammatical version within the British Isles. All stories draw seriously at the Freiburg English Dialect Corpus (FRED), a automated corpus for predominantly British English dialects comprising a few 2.5 million phrases. along with an account of FRED and the benefits which a functional-typological framework deals for the examine of dialect grammar, the quantity contains the next 3 titanic reports.

Tanja Herrmann's research is the 1st systematic cross-regional examine of relativization concepts for Scotland, Northern eire, and 4 significant dialect components in England. In her examine layout Hermann has integrated a couple of matters an important in typological examine on relative clauses, primarily the Noun word Accessibility Hierarchy. Lukas Pietsch investigates the so-called Northern topic Rule, a distinct contract phenomenon recognized from Northern England, Scotland and northern eire. His research is based mostly at the Northern eire Transcribed Corpus of Speech, but in addition at the FRED and SED info (Survey of English Dialects) for the North of britain. Susanne Wagner is worried with the phenomenon of pronominal gender, focussing particularly at the typologically relatively certain semantic gender method within the dialects of Southwest England.

This quantity might be of curiosity to dialectologists, sociolinguists, typologists, historic linguists, grammarians, and a person drawn to the constitution of spontaneous spoken English.

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