Language Variation--European Perspectives II: Selected Papers from the 4th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 4), Nicosia, June 2007
Stavroula Tsiplakou, Marilena Karyolemou, Pavlos Pavlou
Introduction / Stavroula Tsiplakou, Marilena Karyolemou & Pavlos Pavlou -- Clefts in Cypriot Greek / Yoryia Agouraki -- Lexical change, discourse practices and the French press: plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose? / Fabienne Baider -- Arbitrary subjects of infinitival clauses in European and Brazilian Portuguese / Silvia Regina Cavalcante & Maria Eugênia L. Duarte -- Modal verbs in long verb clusters: an innovation in early modern Dutch / Griet Coupé -- Changing pronominal gender in Dutch: transmission or diffusion? / Gunther De Vogelaer -- Meaning variation and change in Greek morphology / Gaberell Drachman -- Syntactic variation in German-English code-mixing / Eva Eppler -- Sources of phonological variation in a large database for Dutch dialects / Frans Hinskens & Marc van Oostendorp -- Broad vs. localistic dialectology, standard vs. dialect: the case of the Balkans and the drawing of linguistic boundaries / Brian D. Joseph -- Intonational variation in Swiss German / Adrian Leemann -- Morphological reduction in Aromanian / Maria Maglara -- Greek dialect variation: a co-grammar approach / Angeliki Malikouti-Drachman -- Using electronic corpora to study language variation: the problem of data sparsity / Hermann Moisl -- Language attitudes and folk perceptions towards linguistic variation / Andreas Papapavlou & Andry Sophocleous -- Salience and resilience in a set of Tyneside English shibboleths / Charley Rowe-- New approaches to describing phonological change: the realisation of middle high German î in the Alemannic dialects of southwest Germany / Christian Schwarz & Tobias Streck -- Variation and grammaticisation: the emergence of an aspectual opposition / Rena Torres-Cacoullos -- Towards establishing the matrix language in Russian-Estonian code-switching: a corpus-based approach / Anastassia Zabrodskaja.