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Germanic linguistics II papers from the second symposium on Germanic linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3-4 October 1986 by

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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English


  • Germanic languages -- Grammar -- Congresses.,
  • Germanic languages -- Syntax -- Congresses.

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Other titlesSecond symposium on Germanic linguistics.
Statementedited by Elmer H. Antonsen and Hans Henrich Hock.
ContributionsHock, Hans Henrich, 1938-, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Germanic languages and Literatures., Indiana University Linguistics Club., Symposium on Germanic Linguistics (2nd : 1986 : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
LC ClassificationsPD361 .G47 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14735909M

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