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Joseph B. Voyles
GERMAN 560
Seattle Campus

Modern Dialects

Class description

This course deals with the basic phonology, morphology and syntax of five contemporary West Germanic languages and dialects. We study one southern, one central and one northern German dialect. Then the basic structures of Yiddish and Dutch are considered. Short reading selections from each of these speech communities are exegeted.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Eric D. Ruehr
Date: 11/04/1998