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A comparative grammar of British English dialects [electronic resource] : agreement, gender, relative clauses / by Bernd Kortmann ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Kortmann, Bernd, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Topics in English linguistics: 50.1.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 371 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9783110197518 (electronic bk.); 3110197510 (electronic bk.); 9783110182996 (hardcover : acid-free paper); 3110182998 (hardcover : acid-free paper).Subject(s): English language -- Dialects -- Great Britain | English language -- Great Britain -- Grammar | English language -- Relative clauses | English language -- Agreement | English language -- Gender | Great Britain -- Languages | Electronic books | Anglais (Langue) -- Dialectes -- Grande-Bretagne | Anglais (Langue) -- Grande-Bretagne -- Grammaire | Anglais (Langue) -- Relatives | Anglais (Langue) -- Accord | Anglais (Langue) -- Genre | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- General | Engels | Dialecten | Vergelijkende grammatica | Voornaamwoorden | Geslacht (taalkunde) | Betrekkelijke bijzinnen | Congruentie (taalkunde)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Comparative grammar of British English dialects.DDC classification: 427 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Freiburg English Dialect Project and corpus / Bernd Kortmann, Susanne Wagner -- Relative clauses in English dialects of the British Isles / Tanja Hermann -- "Some do and some doesn't" : verbal concord variation in the north of the British Isles / Lukas Pietsch -- Gender in English pronouns : southwest England / Susanne Wagner.
Summary: This volume offers qualitative as well as corpus-based quantitative studies on three domains of grammatical variation in the British Isles. All studies draw heavily on the Freiburg English Dialect Corpus (FRED), a computerized corpus for predominantly Bri.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Freiburg English Dialect Project and corpus / Bernd Kortmann, Susanne Wagner -- Relative clauses in English dialects of the British Isles / Tanja Hermann -- "Some do and some doesn't" : verbal concord variation in the north of the British Isles / Lukas Pietsch -- Gender in English pronouns : southwest England / Susanne Wagner.

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This volume offers qualitative as well as corpus-based quantitative studies on three domains of grammatical variation in the British Isles. All studies draw heavily on the Freiburg English Dialect Corpus (FRED), a computerized corpus for predominantly Bri.

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