The variation of the subjunctive II in Austria
作者: Ludwig Maximilian BreuerAnja Wittibschlager
作者单位: 1Austrian Academy of Sciences
2University of Vienna
刊名: Linguistic Variation, 2020, Vol.20 (1), pp.136-171
来源数据库: John Benjamins Publishing Company
DOI: 10.1075/lv.19005.bre
关键词: SociolinguisticsDialectologySubjunctive IIMorphosyntactic variationUrban languageGerman in AustriaLanguage Production Experiments
原始语种摘要: Abstract The primary goal of this paper is to investigate areal-horizontal as well as the social-vertical(morpho-)syntactic variation of subjunctive II in urban and rural areas in Austria. The data come from two different corpora thatconsist of spoken data gathered in two different projects on German in Austria, collected using the method of Language ProductionExperiments. The high degree of comparability of our data between the two studies highlights the success and reliability of thiselicitation method. Beyond this methodological insight, the study has found a global tendency towards a decline of syntheticsubjunctive II constructions, whereas periphrastic constructions show an increase, both in more dialect and more standard orientedregisters. Our findings further suggest that the city...
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  • subjunctive 接续的
  • variation 变异
  • dialect 方言
  • syntactic 语法
  • decisive 决定性的
  • language 语言
  • spoken 口头
  • German 德国人
  • methodological 方法论的
  • horizontal 水平线