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“I’m not sure what kind of ban that FIFA has in mind” and other uncertainties of modern life

Type of publication Not peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Contribution to book (non peer-reviewed)
Author Schönenberger, Manuela
Project Studying Variation in Syntax: A Parsed Corpus of Swiss German
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Contribution to book (non peer-reviewed)

Book Charting the Landscape of Linguistics: On the Scope of Josef Bayer's Work
Editor Czypionka Anna; Brandner Ellen; Freitag Constantin; Trotzke Andreas
Publisher Universität Konstanz, Konstanz
Page(s) 120 - 126
ISBN -
Title of proceedings Charting the Landscape of Linguistics: On the Scope of Josef Bayer's Work

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Abstract

The focus of this paper is the phenomenon of doubly-filled COMPs (DFCs). Based on naturalistic data from an Alemannic dialect spoken in eastern Switzerland and on some further evidence from present-day English, it is argued that prosody plays an important role in the use of DFCs.
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