The Germanic weak preterit

The main difficulty with the Germanic weak preterit is that one cannot endeavor an explanation of its origin without taking into account almost every aspect of the historical phonology and morphology of the Germanic lang
The main difficulty with the Germanic weak preterit is that one cannot endeavor an explanation of its origin without taking into account almost every aspect of the historical phonology and morphology of the Germanic languages. In the following I intend to show how a number of problems receive a natural explanation in a unified treatment on the basis of earlier studies. The theory presented here is not revolutionary, but aims at integrating earlier findings into a coherent whole. There is no reason to give a detailed account of the scholarly literature, which is easily accessible (cf. Tops 1974, Bammesberger 1986).
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Author:Frederik H. H. Kortlandt
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1156504
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/06
Year of first Publication:2007
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2010/07/06
SWD-Keyword:Konjugation
Note:
Korrigierte Version 
Source:http://www.kortlandt.nl/publications/art109e.pdf ; (in:) Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik 28, 1989, S. 101-109
HeBIS PPN:246222220
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Morphologie / Morphology
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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