Two Changes in Faroese: A Common Denominator?

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Abstract

The topic of this article is two changes in Faroese. One is the change of the argument structure of ditransitive verbs, to an analytic construction with a prepositional phrase. The other is the change from synthetic to analytic comparative,
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-132
Number of pages18
JournalÍslenskt mál og almenn málfræði
Volume32
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • sociolinguistics
  • language contact
  • internal change
  • external change
  • source language
  • recipient language
  • drift

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