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  • Tarsi, Matteo (Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, 2018)
    This article deals with the history and word formation of the Icelandic word for ‘police’, i.e. lögregla. The word constitutes an interesting case of word formation in that said lexeme is a dvandva compound whose creation is related to the expression að ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Edizioni dell'Orso, 2019)
  • Angantýsson, Ásgrímur (GRIMM: The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology, Lund University, 2017-12)
    This paper aims at giving a comprehensive and current overview of the key empirical facts regarding embedded V2 and V3 in Icelandic, including age-related variation, and to compare this to what has been shown for other Scandinavian varieties. It is ...
  • Harðarson, Gísli (Penn Graduate Linguistics Society, 2018-03-30)
    In this paper, I derive the asymmetries in morphosyntactic behaviors of synthetic and primary compounds through differences in terms of their formation. Following that, I examine how the resulting structures may regulate the interactions between the ...
  • Zeevaert, Ludger (Western Michigan University, Medieval Institute, 2018-12)
    The article investigates differences in the use of the historical present tense in the earliest manuscripts of Njál's saga. The manuscripts analyzed show a common stock of forms of the historical present tense that can be explained discourse functionally ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2017-09-02)
    This article discusses Jón Ólafsson from Grunnavík (1705–1779), a prominent spokesperson for purism and language cultivation in eighteenth-century Iceland. Jón’s attitude towards his mother tongue is investigated here by discussing several representative ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Language Centre – University of Cyprus, 2018)
    The present article deals with the development of basic linguistic terminology in Icelandic. Such terminology pertains to five categories (general, graphematics, phonetics, morphology and lexicon) and has been collected from 19 different sources from ...
  • Erlendsdóttir, Erla (2015-01)
    En este artículo se estudia la presencia en las lenguas nórdicas – el danés, el islandés, el noruego y el sueco– de voces amerindias del Perú. Se trata de palabras de origen aimara y quechua que han penetrado en las lenguas nórdicas a través del ...
  • Angantýsson, Ásgrímur (GRIMM: The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology, Lund University, 2017-06)
    The purpose of this paper is (i) to locate Övdalian among the Scandinavian languages with regard to verbal morphology and embedded V2, and (ii) to formalize and test hypotheses predicting that languages/dialects that have the relevant morphological ...
  • Verri, Giovanni; Tarsi, Matteo (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2018-06-20)
    This article presents two essays by the renowned Icelandic manuscript collector Árni Magnússon (1663 ‒ 1730): De gothicæ lingvæ nomine [On the expression ‘the Gothic language’] and Annotationes aliqvot de lingvis et migrationibus gentium septentrionalium ...
  • Fenger, Paula; Harðarson, Gísli (Linguistic Society of America, 2018-03-03)
    The expression of number (#) within the noun phrase has been argued tovary between a high (num) and a low position, which Kramer (2014) associates with n, providing the root with a syntactic category. We argue that Linking Morphemes (L) in Dutch provide ...