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by Dehe, N and Braun, B
JOURNAL OF GERMANIC LINGUISTICS, ISSN 1470-5427, 03/2020, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 42
We investigate the intonation of information-seeking and rhetorical questions in Icelandic. The results for the information-seeking questions largely confirm... 
question intonation | polar questions | LINGUISTICS | Icelandic | PRENUCLEAR | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | REALIZATION | wh-questions | rhetorical questions | Intonation | Pitch (Phonology) | Accentuation | Hypotheses | Prosody | Tone | Questions | Icelandic language
Journal Article
Folia Linguistica, ISSN 0165-4004, 11/2019, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 555 - 620
The semantic range of ditransitive verbs in Modern English has been at the center of linguistic attention ever since the pioneering work of Pinker (1989. .... 
ditransitives | Old English | Construction Grammar | Old Norse-Icelandic | Gothic | lexical semantic verb classes | early Germanic | syntactic reconstruction | SEMANTIC SPECIALIZATION | VERBS | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | RISE | LINGUISTICS | GRAMMATICAL CONSTRUCTIONS
Journal Article
NORDIC JOURNAL OF LINGUISTICS, ISSN 0332-5865, 10/2019, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp. 165 - 207
This article traces the diachronic development from the Proto Norse demonstrative hinn via the Old Icelandic definite article(s) to the Modern Icelandic... 
adjectival modification | LINGUISTICS | Icelandic | diachronic syntax | double definiteness | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | adjectival article | competition | definiteness marking | adjectival inflection | nominal article
Journal Article
NORDIC JOURNAL OF LINGUISTICS, ISSN 0332-5865, 10/2019, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp. 139 - 164
This paper presents a diachronic account for the emergence of the expletive thorn ao in Icelandic impersonal constructions. Using data from the IcePaHC corpus... 
LINGUISTICS | impersonals | Icelandic | syntactic change | Cataphora | historical corpora | NULL-SUBJECTS | expletives | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS
Journal Article
Neophilologus, ISSN 0028-2677, 10/2019, Volume 103, Issue 4, pp. 543 - 560
This article borrows from the field of cognitive psychology to add nuance to Jan Assmann’s notion of a prospective cultural memory of death. Whereas Assmann’s... 
Prospective memory | Comparative Literature | Comparative Linguistics | Historical Linguistics | Linguistics | Old Norse literature | Philology | Syntax | Cognitive psychology | Cultural memory | Icelandic folklore | Death and dying | ACTIVATION | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | LITERATURE
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ANIMALS, ISSN 2076-2615, 06/2019, Volume 9, Issue 6, p. 298
Simple Summary Methods of assessing the age of horses based on the appearance of teeth, although used for many years, seem to suffer from relatively large... 
POPULATION | AGRICULTURE, DAIRY & ANIMAL SCIENCE | DRAFT | OSTEOCHONDROSIS | TROTTER | equine incisors | ARAB | ACCURACY | AGING HORSES | DENTITION | ORIGIN | Icelandic horses | ENAMEL | ageing horses | VETERINARY SCIENCES | Living conditions | Breeding | Cups | Teeth | Horses | Inspection | Husbandry | Incisors | Ontogeny | Chronology | Age groups
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Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, ISSN 2397-1835, 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 33
This article presents results from a study on agreement with conjoined singular noun phrases in Icelandic. A survey was conducted to elicit agreement choices... 
Phrases | Nouns | Identity formation | Gender | Predicate | Semantics | Morphology | Agreement (Grammatical) | Linguistics | Language typology | Noun phrases | Syntax | Icelandic language | grammatical gender | agreement | Icelandic | individuation | coordination
Journal Article
NORDIC JOURNAL OF LINGUISTICS, ISSN 0332-5865, 05/2019, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp. 111 - 127
This squib discusses the clitic DU (-du/-du/-tu) in Icelandic and compares it with other reduced forms of personal pronouns, such as 'ann (for hann 'he') and... 
LINGUISTICS | Icelandic | clitics | MOVEMENT | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | syntax | dative subjects | nominative objects | phase extension | phases | Morphophonemics | Phonology | Syntax | Pronouns | Phases (Syntactic) | Icelandic language | Clitics
Journal Article
04/2019, Volume 106, Issue 1
The ancestor languages, Finno-Ugric and Indo-European, have left no written evidence, but have been reconstructed from shards of evidence, like the dinosaur... 
Grasslands | Translation | Traditions | Hunter-gatherers | Indo-European languages | Colonies & territories | Tapestry | Museums | Conversation | Old Norse | Prehistoric era | Speaking | American English | Vikings | Reading | Language | Centuries | Newspapers | Cultural background | Icelandic language
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03/2019, Microhistories, ISBN 1138061344, 12
A Tale of a Fool? explores the life of Guðrún Ketilsdóttir, a peasant woman born in Iceland around 1759. Guðrún worked as a farmhand for most of her adult... 
19th Century Literature | peasant | Eyjafjörður | woman | Modern History 1750-1945 | Social & Cultural History | Icelandic women | Women's Literature | Iceland | Guðrún Ketilsdóttir | Early Modern Europe | Literary History | Icelandic | 18th-century | European History | eighteenth century | 18th Century Literature
eBook
Izvestiâ Ûžnogo Federalʹnogo Universiteta: Filologičeskie Nauki, ISSN 1995-0640, 03/2019, Volume 2019, Issue 1, pp. 156 - 166
In modern Icelandic society the Old Icelandic literature is an important national topos, and using it as the material for crime stories is a well-chosen form... 
intertextuality | modern Icelandic literature | the sagas of Icelanders | Icelandic crime novel | perception
Journal Article
Internationale Neerlandistiek, ISSN 1876-9071, 02/2019, Volume 57, Issue 1, p. 1
Maar dat was onbegonnen werk: de papierversnipperaars begaven het al snel, door gebrek aan handen ging het verscheuren van papier te langzaam en de ruimte... 
Dutch language | Flemish | Icelandic & Scandinavian literature
Journal Article
Scripta Islandica, ISSN 0582-3234, 2019, Volume 70, p. 61
The Icelandic paper manuscript JS 392 8vo, written in the middle of the eighteenth century, contains among other texts a poem titled “Sjö plánetur í... 
Early modern period | Icelandic poetry | Icelandic manuscripts | Popular astrology | Humanities and the Arts | Languages and Literature | Text edition | Språk och litteratur | Humaniora och konst
Journal Article
Logos, ISSN 0957-9656, 01/2019, Volume 2019, Issue 3, pp. 40 - 56
To sell a novel as socially relevant, the book cover, prefaces, and other paratext can help convey why readers should care and how the story should be read.... 
Novels | Books | Paratext | Icelandic & Scandinavian literature
Journal Article
Hermeneus, ISSN 1139-7489, 01/2019, Issue 21, p. 235
El sustantivo del antiguo nórdico lyfsteinn, que designaba, en su origen, una piedra mágica con virtudes curativas, no siempre se ha transcrito de la misma... 
Historical text analysis | English | Translation | Corpus linguistics | Nouns | Folklore | Translators | Spanish language | Old Norse | Orthography | French language | Icelandic language
Journal Article
01/2019, ISBN 1392175917
Using the lives of impaired individuals catalogued in the Íslendingasögur as a narrative framework, this study examines medieval Scandinavian social views... 
Medieval history | Icelandic & Scandinavian literature | Medieval literature
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