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Nominalization and complementation in modern German. by Helmut Esau

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co., American Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • German language -- Noun.,
  • German language -- Word formation.,
  • German language -- Syntax.,
  • German language -- Complement.

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Edition Notes

Statement[By] H. Esau.
SeriesNorth-Holland linguistic series,, 10
LC ClassificationsPF3201 .E8 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5439043M
ISBN 100444105840
LC Control Number73088162

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