Germanic Grammar and Syntax – Grammatik und Syntax

Sabrina Bertollo
Temporary Assistant Professor
Sibilla Cantarini
Associate Professor
Andrea Padovan
Temporary Assistant Professor
Stefan Rabanus
Full Professor
Alessandra Tomaselli
Full Professor
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Language contact Andrea Padovan
Stefan Rabanus
Alessandra Tomaselli
Theory of language contact in Northern Italy: (morpho-)syntactic, phonological and lexical phenomena in language contact situations. Focus on Germanic (Standard German, German dialects, German minority languages), Romance (Standard Italian, Northern Italian dialects, Ladin) and Slavic (Slovenians dialects).
Syntax/Morphology Sabrina Bertollo
Sibilla Cantarini
Andrea Padovan
Stefan Rabanus
Alessandra Tomaselli
Synchronic and diachronic aspects of German syntax (V2; syntactic features of pronominal elements; complementation). Morphosyntax of prefix verbs in German. Comparative syntax of the German dialects and the Germanic languages from the generative perspective. Inflectional morphology with special emphasis on language change. Predicative roots and their syntax. The syntax of adverbial clauses

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