Visiting German Relatives

  • Arnim von Stechow
Part of the Springer Series in Language and Communication book series (SSLAN, volume 6)


To my knowledge, there exists no formal treatment of the syntax and semantics of German relatives. In this article I shall try to fill this gap partially by offering a description of some important aspects of German relative clauses. This will be done within a Montague framework. It will be obvious that the proposal presented here is influenced in many respects by articles of Rodman and Bach & Cooper.


Relative Clause Subordinate Clause Syntactic Rule Relative Pronoun Relativization Rule 
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  • Arnim von Stechow
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  1. 1.Universität KonstanzKostanzGermany

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