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Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

David Langslow


This book offers an English version of two series of highly-acclaimed introductory lectures given by the Swiss linguist and classical philologist Jacob Wackernagel (1853–1938) at the University of Basel in 1918/19 on aspects of the morphosyntax of Greek, Latin, and the Germanic languages, and published at his students' prompting. The subjects covered — after a long introduction to the study of syntax and the parts of speech — are: number, person, voice, tense, mood, infinitive, supine and gerund, participles, case, gender, nouns and adjectives, pronouns, articles, prepositions, and negation. T ... More

Keywords: article, case, gender, mood, negation, non-finite verb, number, parts of speech, person, preposition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780198153023
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Langslow, editor
Professor of Classics, University of Manchester
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