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Alain Thomas

aux trois variables linguistiques retenues, elles ont été suggérées par les observations antérieures comme terrain potentiellement fertile à l’influence de l’anglais. Il s’agit du passif, de la place et de la fonction de l’adjectif antéposé, et des formes verbales en – ant du participe présent ou du

Klaus Beyer

, the editors considered these papers worth presenting them to the public and thus decided to edit this small volume of Diversitas Linguarum (Vol. 22). For completion they invited further contributors so that the present volume finally comprised six papers of which two are in Spanish, one in French and

Henning Schreiber

Linguistik) offers contributions on “colonial linguistics”, a relatively new area of research in German linguistics . The present publication looks at language contact of various languages with German during the period of German colonialism. The themes treated in this book comprise language contact and

Melanie Green and Gabriel Ozón

thought […] maintains that present day Krio emerged from varieties of creoles imported to Sierra Leone from the Americas. Another group […] contends that present day Krio is an offshoot of a West African creole that pre-dates the Atlantic Slave Trade. Finney, 2004 : 63 On the basis of historical and

Eitan Grossman

, which need not coincide ( Bickel et al ., 2013 ); in the present context, we will look at the form and the position of the indexes, leaving trigger potential and conditions out of the present discussion. In terms of alignment, the form of person indexes is mixed accusative-neutral, depending

H. Craig Melchert

Luvian inscriptions of at least the last two Hittite kings, and continued after the fall of the Empire in the hieroglyphic inscriptions of various Iron Age rulers who presented themselves as “heirs” of the Empire. On the other hand, there was “Kizzuwatna Luvian”, another koiné reflected in rituals with

John Lipski

pronominal nuances. Th e results of structured interviews are presented in Chapter Six, the longest and most detailed section of the book. Th ey are complemented by data from spontaneous observations in the playgroup setting, found in Chapter Seven. Although accurate baseline studies of pronominal usage are

Bernhard Köhler

the Khoe family, in about 2010. It would be interesting to evaluate whether the quality of the papers depends on the scientific experience of their authors, but this should not be the primary question in the present review. Before details on the single papers are noted, one important fact has to be

Anthony P. Grant

Of late John Benjamins has presented previously published themed issues from certain of their journals as books in their own right, and this is one such example of this laudable strategy. The seven papers herein (and the introduction by the editors, 1-18) were previously published as Studies

Will Nediger

, against Baptista (2002) , that there is no overt verb movement in CVC, putting forth an analysis under which all verbs must be placed in V 0 , the sole exception being e , the present tense form of the copula, which can appear in V 0 or T 0 . She argues that e is an expression of present tense which